Alberta MLA questions lockdown measures as case count soars

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    Drew Barnes, United Conservative Party MLA for Cypress-Medicine Hat, wants more attention placed on mental health and the economic cost of lockdowns amid new provincial restrictions. Dr. Joe Vipond, an emergency room physician in Calgary, says the pandemic is a ‘collective-action’ problem and that public policy is key to mitigating the pandemic.

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    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

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