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April 24, 2020

Queen's In The News Friday, April 24, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Drummond, Don
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Globe and Mail: How Canada’s crucial data gaps are hindering the coronavirus pandemic response
Professor Drummond says he’d like to see more timely or accessible data on credit-card spending, outstanding mortgages, power demand and bankruptcy filings.
Heyland, Daren
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Kingstonist: Getting the medical care that is right for you during serious illness
In his op-ed, Dr. Heyland says any advance care planning that you may have done, which has likely been focused on end of life care, will not be helpful in the current situation.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
Radio Canada International: Shots fired by the RCMP while the killer was not in the area
Dr. Leuprecht says they didn't have a lot of information to pass on and the people they had on hand were already focused on trying to understand what was going on in order to alert the public to what to do.
Nicaso, Antonio
  • Arts and Science
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Canadian Press : Gangs changing tactics as closed borders, COVID-19 deal impact
Dr. Nicaso says with a major crisis, they have an opportunity to take advantage. They may take over failing businesses or lend money to their owners to prop them up.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
Canada.com: 'Crazy idea' of infecting volunteers with COVID-19 to boost herd immunity is gathering support
Dr. Schuklenk says he can’t vouch for the potential effectiveness of such a measure but said it would be ethically acceptable if patients were carefully chosen and consented after being fully briefed on the risks.

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