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February 9, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Vice Canada: What Canada’s Terror Laws Mean for Proud Boys Members
Dr. Amarasingam says the terrorism designation for the Proud Boys is going to definitely have an impact on the public posture of the group.
Erna Snelgrove Clarke
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
Toronto Star: New side-effect of COVID-19: A sudden surge in applications for nursing school
CKWS/Global Kingston: Queen’s University applications soar for 2021 fall semester
Dr. Snelgrove Clarke talks about the surge in applications for the nursing program.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CBC's The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti : The Current for Feb. 9, 2021
Saskatoon Star Phoenix: Reason to celebrate': Early evidence suggests vaccines halting COVID outbreaks in nursing homes
Dr. Evans talks about the new variants, and how it could impact the vaccine strategy.
Julien Lefort-Favreau
  • Arts and Science
  • French Studies
Le Devoir : https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdw8z/what-canadas-terror-laws-mean-for-proud-boys
Dr. Lefort-Favreau talks about his new book The luxury of independence. Reflections on the world of books.
Leonie Herx
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Palliative Care Medicine Program
The Conversation: A dangerous path: Why expanding access to medical assistance in dying keeps us up at night
In her co-written op-ed, Dr. Herx says as a physician, her job is to restore hope and promote healing. It’s not to suggest death as the answer to suffering and to facilitate ending someone’s life.
John Muscedere
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
Hill Times: Why healthy aging must be the upshot of the COVID-19 pandemic
In his op-ed, Dr. Muscedere says it would be in everyone’s best interest to focus now on ways to prevent frailty by investing in policies that ensure healthy aging for all Canadians.

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