What it means if Alberta's Jason Kenney bypasses Health Canada on COVID-19 - 2020-04-14

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F94.png What it means if Alberta's Jason Kenney bypasses Health Canada on COVID-19 April 14, 2020, Kieran Leavitt, Toronto Star

He said the federal health department has been dragging its feet on COVID-19 and that the country's chief public health officer had previously parroted "talking points" from the Chinese government.

As a result, Kenney said, he'll be circumventing Health Canada to look at unapproved tests, vaccines and medicines that have been approved in other countries.

The premier mentioned hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial medication touted by U.S. President Donald Trump despite as yet being unproven against COVID-19, which just began going through clinical trials in Alberta through the University of Calgary, supported by Alberta Health Services and the federal government.

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