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Zalan: Who should foot the rapid-testing bill for vaccine refusers?

Zalan: Who should foot the rapid-testing bill for vaccine refusers?

‘Is it reasonable to expect the province or the school boards to subsidize individuals who refuse vaccination, when such action may harm the students in their charge?’
<updated>Zalan: </updated>Measles, mumps and diphtheria vaccines mandatory for schools. Why not COVID vaccines?

Zalan: Measles, mumps and diphtheria vaccines mandatory for schools. Why not COVID vaccines?

Province’s failure to make COVID vaccines mandatory for students over 12 a ‘glaring omission’
<updated>Zalan: </updated>It’s not too late to minimize 4th COVID wave — what are our leaders planning?

Zalan: It’s not too late to minimize 4th COVID wave — what are our leaders planning?

‘What were you thinking,’ Premier Ford, when you decided against mandatory school vaccinations?
Zalan: Public Health Sudbury should make Pfizer available to doctors’ offices

Zalan: Public Health Sudbury should make Pfizer available to doctors’ offices

‘Our community needs all the help it can get to administer vaccines,’ says former head of the medical staff at Health Sciences North
<updated>Zalan: </updated>Timely 2nd COVID shots for seniors critical, even if youth have to wait longer

Zalan: Timely 2nd COVID shots for seniors critical, even if youth have to wait longer

Local doc disagrees with Sudbury medical officer of health’s decision to remain focused on getting 1st shots in arms for now
<updated>Zalan: </updated>With COVID-19, leaders have to be willing to make hard choices

Zalan: With COVID-19, leaders have to be willing to make hard choices

And letting our guard down can lead to disaster
<updated>Zalan: </updated>The science advisors are there for a reason and it’s time for Ford to listen to them

Zalan: The science advisors are there for a reason and it’s time for Ford to listen to them

‘Premier, act decisively on the recommendations of your Science Advisory Table,’ says columnist Dr. Peter Zalan
Zalan: Shift local vaccine priorities to hard-hit neighbourhoods

Zalan: Shift local vaccine priorities to hard-hit neighbourhoods

Health columnist also says priority should also be given to workplaces, particularly workers in lower-paying essential jobs who often have to work even if they are ill
Opinion: Staying home is far better than lungs full of fluid, ventilators and possibly death

Opinion: Staying home is far better than lungs full of fluid, ventilators and possibly death

Dr. Peter Zalan says with COVID-19 and its variants raging among younger and younger people, staying home is simply the best option until mass vaccinations have been completed
Zalan: Flood the premier with emails demanding equal access to vaccines

Zalan: Flood the premier with emails demanding equal access to vaccines

In his latest column on the pandemic, Dr. Peter Zalan says it is unacceptable that there are regions of the province, like the Sudbury area, are still in Phase One of the vaccine rollout while others are well into Phase Two