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May 4, 2020

Queen's In The News Monday, May 4, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Davison, Colleen
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Public Health Sciences
CBC Online: Five lessons Nunavut can learn from the COVID-19 outbreak in Puvirnituq
Dr. Davison says in the North, there is a greater propensity for overcrowding. It makes it difficult to not have the spread happen within families.
Duffin, Jacalyn
  • Arts and Science
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
Globe and Mail: When it comes to COVID-19, indulging in risk is for the young
Dr. Duffin says during the 1918 flu, young people had very little immunity from earlier waves of flu and were crowded together as “soldiers in barracks, students in dormitories,” transmitting the virus in close quarters.
Goodyear-Grant, Elizabeth
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
Halifax Today: What coronavirus pandemic could mean for women in politics
In her op-ed from The Conversation Dr. Goodyear-Grant says whatever the eventual impact on women’s candidacies post-pandemic, COVID-19 has the potential to shock the system, upending or reinforcing existing gender imbalances in political power.
Allyson Harrison
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
Globe and Mail: Families find their ‘bubbles’ as lockdown measures ease
Dr. Harrison says the key is choosing the bubble carefully, making sure the other family has similar values and a shared sense of responsibility.

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