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Staffing shortages, absentee leaders linked to high mortality in Ontario long-term care homes

TORONTO — Ontario long-term care homes dealing with staffing shortages and absentee leaders were more likely to have a higher risk of mortality during the first wave of the pandemic, an independent commission has heard. Researchers with the Canadian Institute for Health Information, an independent, not-for-profit organization, were asked by Ontario’s Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission…