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April 7, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Yahoo! Canada: Finding ways to socialize while keeping distant? Loopholes not worth the risk
Dr. Evans says extra precautions would still need to be considered when trying to keep distant while socializing outdoors, like ensuring any object around you — a chair, cooler, drink glass — also remains two metres apart from any other person.
Lyon, David
  • Arts and Science
  • Sociology
  • Law
Ottawa Citizen: Cellphone tracking might help stamp out COVID-19. But at what cost?
In his op-ed, Dr. Lyon says if extraordinary measures are taken to combat COVID-19, it is paramount that using personal data for surveillance be done in ways that respect both law and people’s rights.
Moore, Kieran
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
The Conversation: Coronavirus FAQs: Should I wear a mask? How long will schools be closed? Can I get COVID-19 twice?
Dr. Moore discusses common questions people are asking about the coronavirus pandemic.
Noble, Anthony
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CTV National Network News: Scientists are pivoting from dark matter research to making ventilators
Dr. Noble discuses this new project where they are testing a design that could be easily produced with common materials.
Hugh Segal
  • Arts and Science
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
Toronto Star: Ottawa is handing out $2,000 cheques to out-of-work Canadians. Could a basic income be next?
Segal discusses Ontario’s ill-fated basic income pilot project which he helped design.

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