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What you need to know about COVID-19

UPDATE: September 18, Toronto, Peel and Ottawa regions are restricting indoor social gatherings to 10 people and outdoor social gatherings to 25 people. Listen to the OMA’s podcast series on Public Health advice for back to school.

Doctors and nurses are on the front lines of the war against COVID-19. They’re digging in for a long fight

The doctor has never done this before. He does anesthetic, and has worked in emergency, in addition to teaching individual event crisis medicine, in addition to a lot of things. He is a good doctor.

Now he is trying to figure out how to keep himself and the hospital and its front-line workers safe, because when you intubate someone who has coronavirus — inserting a tube down their throat so they can breathe — the virus becomes airborne.

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