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May 12, 2021

Queen's In The News Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Brock, Kathy
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Policy Studies
  • Political Studies
Montreal Gazette: Opposition right to be wary of Liberals withholding details about fired Canadian scientists with Wuhan links: expert
Dr. Brock says opposition parties are right to be suspicious of the Liberal government’s efforts to withhold details around the firing of two scientists from a high-security infectious disease lab earlier this year, because it appears to follow a trend of lacking transparency by the Trudeau government.
Tess Clifford
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Toronto Star: The question on every parent’s mind: Will students return to class before the school year is over?
Dr. Clifford says many kids are spending a lot of time without meaning, without good connections” and she worries about the impact on their long-term well-being.
Catherine Donnelly
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
CBC Radio: The Current for May 11, 2021
Dr. Donnelly talks about how to support seniors who want to age in place.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Vancouver Sun: COVID-19 update for May 12: 515 new cases, two deaths | Ontario to stop providing AstraZeneca vaccine
Montreal Gazette: Almost a third of international air travellers allowed to skip quarantine hotel, but government won't say why
Dr. Evans says the quarantine hotel exemption rate is “quite high.”
Nora Fayed
  • Arts and Science
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Toronto Star: The question on every parent’s mind: Will students return to class before the school year is over?
Dr. Fayed says COVID restrictions have become a new form of extended stress for kids.
Jennifer Ruth Hosek
  • Arts and Science
  • Cultural Studies
  • Film and Media
  • Gender Studies
  • Languages, Literatures and Cultures
The Conversation: Cuba’s race to make its own coronavirus vaccine – podcast
Dr. Hosek talks about how Cuba is pushing ahead with developing its own coronavirus vaccines – and could be nearing “vaccine sovereignty”.
Chris Kilford
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Centres
Hill Times: Planned U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan leaves questions over Canada’s ability to provide international assistance
Kilford says the security situation in Afghanistan will have the effect of us having to reassess all our programming in Afghanistan.
Lang, Eugene
  • School of Policy Studies
Hill Times: Planned U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan leaves questions over Canada’s ability to provide international assistance
Prof. Lang says it’s too early to know how the U.S. withdrawal will impact Canada.
Linda Mussell
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
CBC Radio (Kingston): Ontario Morning - Tuesday May 11, 2021 - Part 1
PhD Candidate Mussell The number of young people put in custody has been drastically reduced and that has led the province to close a number of detention facilities. But as a consequence those who are held are sometimes taken to facilities far from their family and support.

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