Podcast: LTC restrictions, second dose delays of vaccine and ICU pressures
Published: April 1, 2021
Source: Zoomer Radio
Guests: Dr. Susy Hota and Dr. Amol Verma
ONTARIO HOSPITAL ICUS CONTINUE TO FACE MOUNTING PRESSURES AMID THIRD WAVE
Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Susy Hota, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the University Health Network (UHN) and Dr. Amol Verma, a staff physician in General Internal Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.
The province continues to navigate a particularly nasty third wave of COVID-19 as daily case rates continue to climb. Meanwhile, critical care physicians have continued to voice their concerns over mounting pressures of hospital ICUs. Our two guests both work in hospitals and give us a first-hand look at what’s going on. Meanwhile, Ontario is reporting 2,557 cases of COVID19 today.