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.

dfell@uottawa.ca


Lavagnon Ika (English and French)

Full Professor of Project Management, Telfer School of Management

ika@telfer.uOttawa.ca

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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