Tag Archives: isolation

The Psychological Impacts of Quarantine – What They Are and How to Help

The spread and impact of the novel coronavirus has seen the implementation of various forms of managed isolation and / or quarantine arrangements (MIQ) around the world. This blogpost is all about the different psychological impacts that being in quarantine can have on people, what the causes might be, and what we can do to help minimise those impacts.

Quarantine, travel bans, and historical racism

Unfortunately, the wave of xenophobia that was seen in Canada during the 2003 Sars outbreak is being somewhat replicated, but this time within the context and amplification of a 2020 social media media environment, and inter-linking platforms.