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Keeping Mental Health on COVID-19 Practice & Policy Agendas

Rachel Cooper, Josh Landry, and Angel Petropanagos summarize ethical issues related to pandemic-related practices and policies that disproportionately impact mental health patients and urge decision makers to include the perspectives of marginalized mental health patients in pandemic planning and policy decisions. 

Civil Liberties & the Rhetoric of Physical Distancing

Aidan Hayes urges caution in how politicians, scholars, and health professionals defend responses to the COVID-19 pandemic

Canada needs one — not many — clinical triage protocols

Francoise Baylis argues that access to life-saving treatment should not be determined by geography.

COVID-19: Intersex and “Essential” Medical Care

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

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