National Newswatch

Health Minister Jason Copping is expected to order Alberta Health Services to lift its COVID-19 vaccination mandate for staff, a move that experts say may unnecessarily endanger vulnerable patients.

“Effective March 15, 2022, Alberta Health Services shall rescind its current Immunization Or Testing For COVID-19 Policy,” states a recent draft directive from Copping to Alberta Health Services that was obtained by Global News.

Alberta’s former chief medical officer of health, Dr. Jim Talbot, questioned the rationale behind the proposed directive.

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