In a dire warning, physicians across the Lower Mainland are calling on the B.C. government to take more drastic measures, such as a lockdown, to stop the spread of the coronavirus and avoid a crisis like Italy.
In a letter Saturday to provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, Gerald Da Roza, head of medicine at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, says B.C. is on the same trajectory as Italy.
Doctors near hospitals, like St. Paul’s in downtown Vancouver, are spotting restaurants still seating and serving customers inside, while allowing long lineups to linger outside.
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