Drugs were approved in the U.S. 469 days earlier (on average) than in Canada.
Canada has the seventh-worst “case fatality rate” among advanced countries.
Each additional hospital bed (per 1,000 people) was associated with 31.5 fewer COVID-19 deaths per million.
The elective surgery queue cost 1.2 million Canadians a total of $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity.
The seven-day moving average of new daily positive COVID cases has been decreasing since April 12.
Despite economic, climate and health models often being wildly inaccurate and unreliable, they are increasingly relied upon for policymaking.
If Moderna had been allowed to sell its vaccines earlier, many Canadian death and illnesses may have been prevented.