“I think trick-or-treating outside with the right distancing, prepackaging your treats so that people are not rummaging in a bowl of their bonbons, candies, is actually important,” said Tam. So is “having hand sanitizers for your kids, wearing a mask,” she said.
Canada is already experiencing a deadly third wave of COVID-19. But the rise of the P1 variant threatens to make the pandemic worse. Governments and the public will have to act fast to prevent further spread of a scarier variant.