Fact check: How effective are nighttime curfews? - Deutsche Welle, April 13, 2021


Published: 13Apr2021

Professor Jay Kaufman, of the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health is among the experts commenting on curfew policies in the German news outlet Deutsche Welle.

"…Jay Kaufman, an epidemiologist at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec's largest city, wrote to DW: "Quebec had stable or diminishing caseloads over most of the last few months, even while other Canadian provinces were increasing." Nevertheless, he cannot and does not want to attribute the developments solely to the curfews in Quebec, says Kaufman, who was not involved in the study."

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