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OVERVIEW

On March 23, the third town hall of the series focused on the emergence of several COVID-19 variants and what this means for Canada’s vaccination process and efforts to end the pandemic. The Globe’s National Health Reporter Kelly Grant was joined in conversation by four leading experts in the fight against COVID-19: Dr. Charu Kaushic, Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and a professor in the department of medicine at McMaster University; Dr. Mel Krajden, Medical Director of the BC Centre for Disease Control’s Public Health Laboratory, and a professor in the department of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of British Columbia; Professor Bartha Knoppers, who holds the Canada Research Chair in Law and Medicine, and is also the Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University; and Dr. Lisa Richardson, the Strategic Advisor for Indigenous Health within the faculty of medicine at the University of Toronto. 

Moderator | Kelly Grant, National Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail

Panelists

Charu Kausic, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity, and Professor, Department of Medicine, McMaster University

Mel Krajden, Medical Director, BCCDC Public Health Laboratory, and Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Bartha Knoppers, Canada Research Chair in Law and Medicine, Director of the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University

Lisa Richardson, Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

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