Category Pandemic

Failure to combat COVID-19 can have economic consequences, too

Maxwell J. Smith argues that choosing to keep businesses and schools open to prevent economic deprivation could have negative economic consequences in the future, and perhaps on even more adverse terms than at present.

COVID-19 Exposes Health Disparities

Ramseyer Apau Bediako and Rachael Amoah argue that if we continue to fail to address race-related healthcare disparities and inequalities, then we deliberately deny Black people, Indigenous people, and people of colour the best possible health outcomes.

COVID-19 animal research reveals ethical shortcomings

Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M Johnson outline several ethical issues with nonhuman animal research revealed by COVID-19 research

Don’t exclude an essential part of the care team

Sylvie Lemay recommends using risk mitigation strategies in order to include family members and essential support persons as partners in care in assisted living or long term care settings during the pandemic.

Lessons From “Lying-In”

Alana Cattapan reflects on what postpartum confinement can teach us about living through COVID-19.