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March 2, 2021

Queen's In The News Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Amarnath Amarasingam
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Religion
Toronto Star: Could this have been prevented? Why the Alek Minassian verdict won’t answer one key question
Dr. Amarasingam says so much about the mindset of Alek Minassian is unclear, like what ultimately led to the final jump to violence.
Troy Day
  • Arts and Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
Canadian Press : "This isn't a wave, it's a forest fire": experts predict rise of COVID variant cases
Dr. Day says he's concerned about a third wave in Canada because places like Britain have shown similar trajectories.
Cotton, Christopher
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
globalnews.ca: COVID-19 vaccine clinics open across Simcoe Muskoka as lockdown takes effect
Dr. Cotton says that repeated lockdowns are more costly than locking down once for an extended period of time.
Michelle Cohen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Family Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Ontario MPP Randy Hillier’s Twitter account temporarily suspended
Dr. Cohen says Randy Hillier's anti-masking messaging is very upsetting, because the misinformation can lead to public confusion.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
CKWS/Global Kingston: Ontario MPP Randy Hillier’s Twitter account temporarily suspended
Dr. Evans says anti-masking messaging is not helping matters at a time when COVID variant cases are on the rise.

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