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April 23, 2020

Queen's In The News Thursday, April 23, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Aiken, Sharry
  • Law
Canadian Press : Border opens a crack to asylum-seekers
Dr. Aiken says the move to shut out nearly all asylum seekers made little sense from a public health perspective.
Fernanda De Felice
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Centres and Services
  • Office of the VP (Research)
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: New research from Queen’s University shows the COVID-19 virus may affect the brain
Dr. De Felice says there is concern that COVID-19 could lead to long-term health effects in the brain.
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Business News Network (BNN): Wave of business closures to hit Canada despite feds' help: CFIB
Prof. Drummond says relief on rent and wages may not come soon enough, forcing layoffs and requiring more Canadians to lean on the government’s income support program,
Ellis, Anne
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Allergy and Immunology
Healthline: Why is my hayfever acting up? I'm stuck indoors
Dr. Ellis says even though we are staying inside, seasonal allergies can still flare up.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Radio: Police response to shooting
CBC Online: Policing expert says understaffing likely hampered RCMP response to N.S. shootings
Global TV National: Growing questions over Nova Scotia RCMP’s response to mass murder
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the mounting criticism over how the RCMP handled the mass shootings in Nova Scotia.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Public health ‘anticipating’ Kingston post-secondary schools to continue distance learning
Dr. Moore believes local post-secondary schools will continue online and distance learning for the next academic year due to Coronavirus.
Munoz, Douglas
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Centre for Neuroscience Studies
CKWS/Global Kingston: New research from Queen’s University shows the COVID-19 virus may affect the brain
Dr. Munoz says there is concern that COVID-19 could lead to long-term health effects in the brain.
Pardy, Bruce
  • Law
National Post: Let's not double down on the nanny state
In his op-ed, Professor Pardy says in our traumatic national condition, our government just wants to get bigger, to have its hand in everything
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Northumberlandnews.com: More than 95% of Canada's beef comes from 3 beef processing plants. Two of them have COVID-19 outbreaks
Dr. Power says the concentration of production has been a recurring question for the beef industry as smaller processing plants have been replaced by industrial slaughterhouses in recent years.
Struzik, Ed
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: How coronavirus could make a bad wildfire even worse
Struzik says if the coronavirus pandemic persists this summer, Canadian agencies will be hard-pressed to deal with a fire situation like that one they faced in 2003.
Tomalty, Lewis
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
Kingston Whig-Standard: Kingston diagnostic lab developed a COVID-19 test in just a few days
Dr. Tomalty says he is very pleased how his lab and others across the province have banded together to rise to the challenge posed by the pandemic.

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