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December 6, 2021

Queen's In The News Monday, December 6, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davison, Colleen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
Kingston This Week: Global vaccine equity is necessary to fend off emerging variants of COVID-19
Dr. Davison talks about the how raising the global vaccination rates will reduce the mutation of the virus.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC Radio: Planning a trip over the holidays? Expect airport delays, sudden travel restrictions, experts say
CBC Online: Would national vaccine mandates work in Canada? Experts aren't sure
Global News: Don’t wait for potential Omicron boosters — Delta is still dominant, top doctors say
Eminetra: Don’t wait for potential Omicron boosters — Delta is still dominant, top doctors say
Dr. Evans talks about the importance of getting your third COVID-19 vaccine booster and whether a national vaccine mandate would work. He also encourages Canadians to rethink their holiday plans if they include international travel.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC/Radio-Canada - Toronto: A reflection in the use of police force
Dr. Leuprecht talks about the crisis in Quebec City’s police service.
Maha Othman
  • Arts and Science
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
AZ Central: Scientists uncover possible reasons behind rare blood clots associated with some COVID-19 vaccines
Dr. Othman talks about her research into adenoviruses and platelets that is now informing some of the research into the rare blood clots following some COVID-19 vaccines.
Korey Pasch
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Ground Engineering Magazine: British Columbia floods: Forecast heavy rain could cause more mudslides
Pasch, a PhD candidate, talks about how the floods were a combination of a narrow band of heavy moisture laden air, interacting with the specific aspects of the area.
Power, Elaine
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Toronto Star: Food drives are not the answer to poverty and hunger
Dr. Power co-writes an op-ed about how food drives do not eliminate food insecurity.
Walker, Virginia
  • Arts and Science
  • Biology
Newsweek: Study Reveals Why Astronauts Age Faster in Space
Dr. Walker’s co-authored study on how DNA replication in astronauts is more prone to errors in microgravity is featured.

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