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COVID-19 ‘has not left the stage,’ booster shots vital for updates: Theresa Tam

Canada’s chief public health officer Dr. Theresa Tam said at a virtual news conference on Friday that COVID-19 booster shots are needed for people to stay updated during this transition period of loosening restrictions, but that the implementation of mandates to do so depends on policymakers’ decisions. Noting that case numbers fluctuate, Tam anticipates a rise later in the year after the summer season.