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A health-care worker in protective gear at a COVID-19 assessment centre at the Scarborough Hospital in Scarborough, Ont., on April 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Coronavirus triage protocols: Hard choices over ventilator shortages shouldn’t put doctors at legal risk

If COVID-19 causes a ventilator shortage in hospitals, triage protocols will dictate who gets life-saving treatment. Health-care workers need protection from liability for following those protocols.

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