Front-line health workers push for vaccine priority after some researchers, PR exec received shot

TORONTO -- Canadian front-line doctors and health-care staff frustrated with the vaccination rollout demanded better transparency, communication, and prioritization as emergency staff in regions with limited resources wait their turn to get the COVID-19 shot.

“As front-line physicians, we see that many of our members, along with emergency department nurses, other ED staff, and paramedics have not yet been vaccinated, particularly those in outlying and scarcely resourced areas,” the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) said in a statement on Wednesday.

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