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November 3, 2020

Queen's In The News Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Archer, Stephen
  • School of Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Division of Cardiology
The Conversation: Five failings of the Great Barrington Declaration’s dangerous plan for COVID-19 natural herd immunity
In his op-ed Dr. Archer says we have never been in more need of coherent and consistent messaging from the medical professionals, scientists, public health agencies and the government. Unfortunately, reckless messaging by some doctors and scientists is feeding mistrust of public health policies.
Sitian Liu
  • Arts and Science
  • Economics
New York Times: If restaurants go, what happens to cities?
Dr. Liu says the declining value of urban restaurants is contributing to a residential reorganization in which suburban housing is in great demand while the market in the densest urban areas is dormant.
Meghan McInnis
  • Arts and Science
  • Psychology
CFRC Radio Queen's: New website Queering Cancer supports LGBTQ2+ undergoing cancer treatment
McInnis discusses disparities in access to cancer screening, treatment, and support for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or Two-Spirit.
Siobhan Speiran
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Environmental Studies
National Geographic: Florida leopard attack put humans—and big cats—in a terrible situation
Speiran says posts and videos on social media create a mythology around animal handlers—especially men. The mystique of it all, like, ‘Wow, they have their own lion pride!’ can drive someone to want to do it too, not realizing that it’s a totally artificial creation.

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