The exam is a requirement to apply to residency in Canada in 2021.
The Medical Council of Canada will conduct a "comprehensive review" of the exam season.
Experts worry they could impact the quality of education and lead to the acceptance of fewer diverse applicants.
Accessing health care is one of the many challenges international students face amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Justin Trudeau said help is on the way for students currently ineligible for the CERB.
“In terms of my personal education, I feel like I'm not getting it at all.”
The move comes after the federal government announced a similar measure to help students during the COVID-19 crisis.
"It's just been a very stressful time. But I think they are taking the right precautions."
Students wore surgical face masks and drank Corona beer.
Public funding will be based on graduate income, employment rates and other factors.