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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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