Category COVID-19

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.

Creating a New Narrative for Dying Well with COVID-19

James Mellett describes the importance of re-conceptualizing a good death for those with COVID-19.

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.