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Zalan: Shame on the province for failing to be ready for a second wave

Zalan: Shame on the province for failing to be ready for a second wave

Ontario needs to start mass testing, vigorous tracing of contacts and targeted lockdowns in COVID-19 hotspots, says health-care columnist Dr. Peter Zalan
<updated>Dr. Peter Zalan: </updated>We badly need a cheaper, less-invasive COVID-19 test

Dr. Peter Zalan: We badly need a cheaper, less-invasive COVID-19 test

‘The present test in use in Ontario is not appropriate for widespread testing of individuals’
<updated>Zalan: </updated>Canadian leaders 'wishy-washy' on COVID-19 response — they must seize the moment

Zalan: Canadian leaders 'wishy-washy' on COVID-19 response — they must seize the moment

More often they are finding reasons not to do what is best
<updated>Dr. Peter Zalan: </updated>We’ve paid a price for the pandemic lockdown — make sure it’s not in vain

Dr. Peter Zalan: We’ve paid a price for the pandemic lockdown — make sure it’s not in vain

We’ve had zero confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Sudbury district since May 17, but stories from other places show we shouldn’t get overconfident
<updated>Dr. Peter Zalan: </updated>Please, Premier Ford, stop non-essential travel to Northern Ontario communities

Dr. Peter Zalan: Please, Premier Ford, stop non-essential travel to Northern Ontario communities

‘We are sure the premier cares about the North’
<updated>Dr. Peter Zalan: </updated>We need to pressure politicians to protect the North by closing the North

Dr. Peter Zalan: We need to pressure politicians to protect the North by closing the North

Society of area doctors plan to push for travel restrictions, asking the public to join them in pressuring municipal and provincial officials
Dr. Peter Zalan: Here is a resource to help you protect your family from COVID-19

Dr. Peter Zalan: Here is a resource to help you protect your family from COVID-19

The former president of the medical staff at Health Sciences North shares a video and insights from a New York-based infectious disease specialist
Dr. Peter Zalan: To protect the North, it’s time to close the roads to all but essential traffic

Dr. Peter Zalan: To protect the North, it’s time to close the roads to all but essential traffic

‘We are at a crisis point. There is truly no time to lose’
<updated>Zalan: </updated>Sudbury doc wonders if this is Canada's COVID-19 'calm before the storm'

Zalan: Sudbury doc wonders if this is Canada's COVID-19 'calm before the storm'

'Mr. Trudeau, please hurry. You are too slow.'
Opinion: Sudbury doc offers advice, perspective on COVID-19 pandemic

Opinion: Sudbury doc offers advice, perspective on COVID-19 pandemic

For most people, COVID-19 symptoms will be mild, but the frail, elderly and marginalized stand to suffer the most