The Canadian Press

2007-01-09 | HEALTH SARS Report

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The final report into the SARS outbreak that killed 44 people in the Toronto area was released January 9th. Commission counsel Doug Hunt explained that the report said those involved in the response failed to ensure the safety of health-care workers, who continued to become infected throughout the four months the virus plagued Ontario hospitals. (The report suggested the Ontario Ministry of Labor play a lead role in the response to future infectious disease outbreaks in hospitals to ensure that workplace safety is given the highest priority.)

Date: 2007-01-09
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << he found no single individual or group of individuals were to blame for either SARS 1 or stars to the tragedy that was SARS was the result of a significant system failure in the province's Health Care system >>