Need an expert? Ontario "getting needles in arms" to tackle third wave of COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, April 8, 2021

Person being vaccinated

Premier Doug Ford declared a third provincewide state of emergency with the number of COVID-19 cases surging in Ontario, issuing a stay-at-home order and emphasizing mass vaccination by promising to "get needles in arms."

Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:

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.

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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