“This was inevitable”: Dr. Abdu Sharkawy on finding the U.K. COVID-19 variant in Ontario

"This was inevitable": Dr. Abdu Sharkawy on finding the U.K. COVID-19 variant in Ontario 1

 

CTV News infectious disease specialist Dr. Abdu Sharkawy says he's not surprised that the new COVID-19 variant was found in Canada.

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51 Comments on "“This was inevitable”: Dr. Abdu Sharkawy on finding the U.K. COVID-19 variant in Ontario"

  1. Its only more contagious. IE more transmissible. Thats the path of mutation into LESS dangerous strains. The cold is extremely transmissible, but not very dangerous.

  2. ֆђคภภ๏ภ Ꮛɭץรรค | December 26, 2020 at 10:39 PM | Reply

    No explanation given on methodology of how new strains were discovered. CDC still hasn’t isolated SARS-coV-2..

    • It was isolated back in march

    • Dominique Navarro | December 27, 2020 at 2:59 AM | Reply

      @Bingus No it was not. They have never provided any scientific evidence of having isolate the virus. It is another strain of a flu virus that has been around since the sixties. It is absurd that we are panicking over virus that has a 99.8 recovery rate?

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    • I wonder if there was this much conspiracy theorizing during the 1918 pandemic?

    • SaturdayNightSlamMaster1980 | December 27, 2020 at 8:15 AM | Reply

      I seen your video on the battle with CVID, the medical system is a joke. ☹️ I hope you’re doing well.

  3. Inevitable or not I definitely saw it coming from a mile away. They think we are idiots and…. they may be right.

  4. Our leadership is pathetic.

  5. Why are Canada’s international airports OPEN to foreign travellers ?

  6. joseph-mario pelerin | December 27, 2020 at 2:34 AM | Reply

    so… an other gold rush for pharmaceutical?

    • It ain’t about the money any more. Think, they already have it all. It’s not about money. It’s about Genocide.

  7. At this point I’m just done, I don’t see any light at the end of the tunnel. I don’t even care if I get COVID at this point, I can’t keep living like this…..

    • @shizuokaBLUES we got past the spanish flu, polio, anthrax, sars, h1n1 all without lockdowns and all were more lethal than covid.

    • @Itachirevived au contraire. We did not get past Spanish Flu without lockdowns. Not sure where you got that idea but there were terrible long lockdowns and many businesses shuttered and went bankrupt. Please do some reading on that one.

    • @Itachirevived anthrax? Um. What ? It’s not transmissible from person to person. It’s not a virus. SARS could have been a deadly pandemic as you are quite right
      —it’s far more deadly. but the R factor is much lower and thank goodness for that.

    • Oyberg Veystein | December 27, 2020 at 8:30 AM | Reply

      Wake up.. this NEVER ends and remember they called this THE NEW NORMAL

    • @Oyberg Veystein this ends. Vaccines and , more importantly medicine. That is, treatment. Of course it ends. Smallpox? Far far worse. Eradicated.

  8. Delta Integrale | December 27, 2020 at 4:28 AM | Reply

    Vuoi scommetere che e’ arrivato da Babbo Natale?

  9. Get ready for full body PPE and clown boots for everyone.

  10. Flus and colds mutate all the time. How many times are we going to go around this mountain?

  11. NoBrainsInHead | December 27, 2020 at 7:42 AM | Reply

    this is never going to end.

  12. They expect full measures from the average citizen or business but they only seem capable of half measures.

  13. Historia Antiqua | December 27, 2020 at 8:10 AM | Reply

    I love the anchor’s Indiglish.

  14. They have already put everybody in jeapordy. This is how they want to start 2021. How much can we put up with. Where is the leadership. How are we suppose to trust you. How.

  15. This guy sounds like he came right out of Trudeau’s rear end

  16. Bill McAllister | December 27, 2020 at 8:28 AM | Reply

    These medical so called professional Drs should be held liable for the bad advice and look to a more common sense aproach instead of having some medical marvel just reading what some stupid politician puts on paper

  17. Blank Space Provided | December 27, 2020 at 8:29 AM | Reply

    It was inevitable. So why were there ANY international flights going in or out? Shouldn’t the only planes landing have had vaccines on them?

  18. If it’s a planned attack on humanity then yes of course!

  19. DO THE MASKS REALLY WORK….I DON’T THINK SO

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