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January 8, 2021

Queen's In The News Friday, January 8, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Oyedeji Ayonrinde
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Psychiatry
Global TV : Fact of Fiction: Will Dry January really cleanse your body from alcohol’s effects?
Dr. Ayonrinde says for those who drink in a harmful way, every day of less harm can only be good.
Troy Day
  • Arts and Science
Globe and Mail: https://wNew COVID-19 variants prompt surveillance of Ontario hot spotsww.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-new-covid-19-variants-prompt-surveillance-of-ontario-hot-spots/
Dr. Day says he became concerned when he realized it shortened the doubling time of cases there from about 40 days to less than two weeks. However, he added, the situation might be significantly different in Canada because of lower population density.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Medical Historian, Jacalyn Duffin, shares her insight on past pandemics and COVID-19
Dr. Duffin sheds light on the COVID-19 pandemic.
Drummond, Don
  • School of Policy Studies
The Conversation: Enabling better aging: The 4 things seniors need, and the 4 things that need to change
In his co-written op-ed, Professor Drummond outlines key messages of his Aging Well Study.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC TV (Toronto): CBC Toronto News Jan 7, 2021
The News Forum: Your News Forum
Dr. Leuprecht shares his insights on how the protest in the US was handled by law enforcement. Cue 27:30
Michael Leveridge
  • Health Sciences
  • Cancer Research Institute
  • School of Medicine
  • Urology
CBC Radio (Toronto): Listener Question Show: We answer you science questions
Dr. Leveridge explains why when you get cold, you have to urinate. Cue 8:00.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
globalnews.ca: What the COVID-19 variant from South Africa means for pandemic, vaccines
Dr. Evans says the South Africa variant of COVID-19 is not only more contagious but possibly less susceptible to the immune response triggered by vaccines.
Laura Fissel
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
CBC Radio (Toronto): Listener Question Show: We answer you science questions
Dr. Fissel explains why there are two high tides a day. Cue 35:00 mark
Sinclair, Duncan
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
The Conversation: BeyondEnabling better aging: The 4 things seniors need, and the 4 things that need to change long-term care: The benefits of seniors’ communities that evolve on their own
In his co-written op-ed, Dr. Sinclair talks about the findings of his Aging Well Study

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