On Saturday, February, 27, the same day that the widely-anticipated J & J COVID-19 vaccine was approved by the US FDA, Health Canada says it received additional data from Johnson & Johnson.
From the start, Canada has been several steps behind other countries in its approach to this pandemic.
And we remain behind even as our main public health officer warns of a potentially explosive situation from the variants spreading in our communities.
Bottom line: We have been very poorly served by so many people in authority who should have done much better in protecting us.
And we continue to be.
This pandemic has required an urgency that just does not seem to have penetrated to the people in charge.