Coronavirus could infect 35 to 70 per cent of Canadians, experts say

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If there is a pandemic, makeshift hospitals and quarantine centres could be needed to shore up a health system that has virtually no give, experts say The coronavirus could hit 35 to 70 per cent of the Canadian population, making “a huge number of people ill,” many critically, and makeshift hospitals and quarantine centres could be needed to shore up a health system that has virtually no give, experts predict. According to a disease-transmission model developed by University of Toronto researchers, the virus’ overall attack rate in Canada, without public health interventions, could exceed 70 per cent.