Need an Expert? COVID-19: long-term care deaths

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2020

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Members of the media may directly contact the following expert:

Colleen Flood (English only)

Full Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section. University Research Chair in Health Law & Policy. Director, uOttawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics.

“To date, Canada has the highest reported national proportion of COVID-19 deaths for LTC residents in the world, with 85 percent of total COVID-19 deaths; the majority are women. Other comparable countries report percentages ranging from 29 (Australia) to 35 (U.S.) to 54 (England and Wales).”

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