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March 31, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Bala, Nicholas
  • Law
National Post: Parents should respect custody arrangements during COVID-19 pandemic
Professor Bala says this can be a difficult situation to navigate for many separated parents who feel “an understandable degree of hostility or mistrust towards the other person,” but they must focus on what’s best for their child.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
CBC Radio: Canadian Pharmacists Association creates drug proposal
Dr. Duffin discusses a possible 30 day medication plan.
Heyland, Daren
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of General Internal Medicine
  • Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Globe and Mail: Canadians urged to plan ahead for end-of-life decisions as toll from COVID-19 builds
Dr. Heyland says having discussions around serious illness and death helps ensure people do not get unwanted care, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or mechanical ventilation.
Duncan Hunter
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
Globe and Mail: The COVID-19 pandemic will create winners and losers
Dr. Hunter says our response has been quite different from the United States. Canadian governments have employed an earlier and more coordinated response.
Schuklenk, Udo
  • Arts and Science
  • Philosophy
iPolitics: As provinces prepare for worst-case scenarios with COVID-19, Ontario insists decisions won’t be based on age
Dr. Schuklenk says that a patient’s age should in fact be considered — and said those writing the province’s policies for a worst-case scenario should explain their thinking.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
CBC Radio: Price gouging in the face of a pandemic
Professor Wong discusses the business tactic and why it’s happening.

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