The West Block: Jan. 16, 2022| Polarizing pandemic politics and how to end the emergence of variants

Global News published this video item, entitled “The West Block: Jan. 16, 2022| Polarizing pandemic politics and how to end the emergence of variants” – below is their description.

In this week’s edition of The West Block, Mercedes Stephenson speaks with Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos about the federal response to the unprecedented Omicron surge, the impact of the vaccine mandate on truckers and the supply chain, and an update on federal funding earmarked for health care.

Stephenson also talks to a special adviser to the director-general of the World Health Organization who says until more countries are able to vaccinate larger portions of their populations, the world will continue to see the emergence of new — and potentially more dangerous — variants.

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