Maxwell Smith


Maxwell Smith, PhD, is a bioethicist and Assistant Professor in the School of Health Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, and Associate Director of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy, at Western University.
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by Maxwell Smith Diego Silva

Vaccine risk vs. vaccine mandates

COVID-19 mRNA vaccination involves a degree of risk. But should this preclude governments or institutions from making vaccination mandatory?

by James Downar Maxwell Smith

Delaying second doses helped avert ICU catastrophe

It’s clear that when Ontario's ICUs were on the brink of being overwhelmed at the beginning of May, delaying second doses of the vaccines to have more people get one dose almost certainly helped avert catastrophe.

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