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Doctor advocates preventive medication for Inuit infants despite concerns from Health Nunavut

An Ontario pediatrician has launched a petition calling for every Inuit baby outside of Iqaluit to receive an injection that would prevent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), an illness particularly prevalent in Inuit infants. The petition at has garnered more than 70,000 signatures since its launch on Sept. 24. “Canadian Inuit babies have the highest […]