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March 30, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, March 30, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • School of Policy Studies
CBC Online: Why cellphone tracking is the wrong way to try and contain COVID-19 at this point
In his op-ed Dr. Leuprecht says scarce resources are better allocated to address this public health crisis directly.
McDonald, Arthur
  • Arts and Science
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Globe and Mail: Nobel laureate leads push for simple made-in-Canada ventilator
Dr. McDonald says we feel that every country is going to have to have its own made-in-country solution for ventilators. The idea is that the capability is here in the particle physics community.
Smith, Graeme
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
CBC Online: Expectant moms talk about pregnancy during a pandemic with online support group
Dr. Smith says the data out there right now suggests that it does not cross the placenta. It doesn't get to the baby.
Matthew Strauss
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
The Spectator (UK): Herd immunity might still be key in the fight against coronavirus
In his op-ed Dr. Strauss says extreme measures to suppress Covid-19 through enforced social distancing are likely to be successful, and seem to have already succeeded in Wuhan.

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