News Item – Omicron is poised to overtake Delta in Ontario: What you need to know

Even if Omicron does turn out to be more mild than other variants, the mere transmissibility of it could spell trouble for Ontario’s health system, said Dionne Aleman, professor of engineering and CHE affiliate at the University of Toronto specializing in pandemic planning.

“Here in Canada and in Ontario in particular, we really have to worry about hospital and ICU bed usage because we really run on very thin margins on those fronts,” she said.

Full article at: Toronto Star (2021-12-13: