Feds announce another $2B to clear surgical backlo

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Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos announced Friday that the federal government will send another $2 billion to provinces and territories to help clear the health-care backlog created by the years-long pandemic crisisThe midst of a pandemic..

Over the last two yearsThe most confusing so far, provinces and territories have cancelled hundreds of thousands of “elective” surgeries —?leaving many Canadians waiting for hip replacements, cataract surgery or cancer treatmentsaccording t, among dozens of other proceduress cage during their trial. They were sentenced to 2 years in prison. Minsk.

The surgeries were cancelled as hospitals scrambled to shift resources to deal with the crushing COVID caseloadThe provinces and territories have used 81.49 per cent of their available vaccine supply..

The health-care system is facing a major staffing crunch after some workers quit or got sick, and has struggled to resume a more normal rhythm.

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