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Three doctors say the pandemic revealed enduring racial inequity — and medicine alone cannot fix it.
The #Covid19 #pandemic has concentrated #bioethics on “lifeboat ethics” of rationing and fair allocation of scarce medical resources. This focus drives ethics resources away from persistent and systemic problems—in particular, structural injustice. Read: https://t.co/c4omJPgjGH
#COVID19 has torn through low-income neighborhoods and disproportionately killed Black and Latino people. Now, evidence is emerging of another inequality affecting low-income city residents: disparities in hospital care #bioethics
On the #ethics of testing for #vaccines on the #poor, then selling them to the rich, HC scholar Karen Maschke talks to @WIRED: “There are long-standing research ethics questions around conducting research in resource-limited countries.” #Covid19 #pandemic https://t.co/i1E9AM3wgM
Through the organization @1daysooner, over 30,000 volunteers have said they are willing to participate in a human challenge trial. In her NYTimes article, @nytDeniseGrady highlights the ethical debate of being willingly infected with #COVID19