Canada races to ramp up COVID-19 variant testing, get 2nd doses into arms

Global News published this video item, entitled “Canada races to ramp up COVID-19 variant testing, get 2nd doses into arms” – below is their description.

Canada is seeing more COVID-19 cases linked to the Delta variant, first detected in India.

It’s especially rampant in Ontario, the country’s most locked-down province, and experts say more testing is needed.

Meanwhile, provinces are racing to get people fully vaccinated, after shortening the timeline between doses.

Abigail Bimman looks at the urgent efforts underway to stay ahead of virus variants and return life to some version of normalcy.

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