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April 6, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, April 6, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
ctvnews.ca: COVID-19 spreaders with mild or no symptoms may be contributing to pandemic
Dr. Evans says that for every one symptomatic person there "might be as many as 10 people out there who are either asymptomatic -- absolutely no symptoms -- or so mildly symptomatic.
Allyson Harrison
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
globalnews.ca: How to politely say ‘back off’ during coronavirus outbreak
Dr. Harrison says you’re within your rights to politely ask for physical distance and the first thing to do is not to lose your temper.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
CBC Online: Food security experts warn of supply shortages, higher prices due to global pandemic
Dr. Power says the coronavirus pandemic is exposing "critical weaknesses" in various vital networks, including health care systems and food supply chains. The story also appeared in a number of TorStar publications.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
Globe and Mail: The moral obligations of our health care workers in a pandemic
National Post: In a pandemic, the philosophy of death is suddenly top of mind
Dr. Schuklenk says he is skeptical that all Canadian clinics and hospitals have implemented clinic protocols for when their capacity is exceeded and that we can't expect any health care worker to accept any higher than average risk of on-the-job injury without them volunteering to do so.

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