Need an expert? COVID-19 Third Wave: Vaccines, variants and a new stay-at-home order

Posted on Thursday, April 8, 2021

Person being vaccinated

Ontario begins a 28-day stay-at-home emergency measure as the Brazilian variant of COVID-19 sweeps the province, where a mass vaccination campaign is being prioritized. Meanwhile, further restrictions are expected in Quebec.

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:

Dr. Kumanan Wilson (English only)

Professor, Faculty of Medicine, and Senior Scientist at The Ottawa Hospital

Dr. Deshayne Fell (English only)

Associate Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, and Scientist, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute.

Dr. Hugues Loemba (French only)

Clinician-researcher, family doctor and virologist. Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine.

Lavagnon Ika (English and French)

Full Professor of Project Management, Telfer School of Management

Professor Ika is particularly interested in mass vaccination “as a project that needs to be carefully managed and respond to the high complexity and uncertainty that characterizes it, by adopting a flexible strategy, good coordination, and tight logistics.”

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