Canada’s health regulator has blamed Covid-19 for the delay in approving export permits to Australia after admitting it is still processing applications received in January.

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With staff working remotely because of the pandemic, Health Canada warned the industry to expect “disruption and delays” as it works through applications.

Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...