Monthly Archives: April 2020

COVID-19 measures in animal labs: Bad news for rodents

Andrew Fenton reflects on a recent Science magazine article outlining the management of some laboratory rodent populations as a result of COVID-19.

Reasons for Recommending Early Epidural During COVID-19

Naila Ramji defends the practice of asking women in labour to undergo an early epidural in the context of the current pandemic.

Nursing homes in the time of COVID-19

Monique Lanoix reports on the humanitarian crisis in nursing homes.

COVID-19: Intersex and “Essential” Medical Care

Celeste E. Orr proposes that the current crisis reveals what is truly essential medical care.

Health Disparities in COVID-19 Triage Protocols

Şerife Tekin asks us to be aware that existing socio-economic disparities could adversely affect access to medical care under triage plans for scarce resources.

Living in Hope: Pandemic and Possibilities for Public Health

Nuala P. Kenny details what we have learned from past pandemics and what we could learn from the current pandemic