Tag: influenza

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January 14, 2010

Did Anyone Know It Was National Vaccination Week?

Over on the Practical Bioethics blog, I asked the above question today, based on a story live from Kansas City, MO.…

November 11, 2009

Caplan: Swine Flu Response Isn't Even Worth Sneezing At

For all the planning, prioritizing, and head scratching done by state and federal governments for the coming H1N1 flu crisis this fall, we still have fallen short, says Arthur Caplan in his most recent MSNBC column.…

November 6, 2009

The November Issue of AJOB Is Now Online!

With H1N1 and flu vaccines on everyone’s minds, the November issue of The American Journal of Bioethics couldn’t be more timely.…

October 8, 2009

In New York, You Get the Shot Or Walk the Plank

As Art Caplan’s most recent MSNBC column explains, New York is taking a hard line on health care workers getting their flu vaccinations this year.…

October 6, 2009

Stay Up-to-Date about H1N1 at pandemic.bioethics.net

WIth the launch this week of the national vaccination program for swine flu, debate is raging over whether children should be vaccinated, who should be first in line to receive the vaccine, and whether the program in general will be effective.…

August 7, 2009

Flu Vaccines: Who, Where, and How Much?

In the Globe and Mail, Francoise Baylis asks the tough questions about how much swine flu vaccine to produce and who should receive it.…

May 7, 2009

Version 3.0: pandemic.bioethics.net

Award-winning Target Articles, Editorials, and Open Peer Commentaries from The American Journal of Bioethics are available now at pandemic.bioethics.net. Click on the links below for direct access or visit us at pandemic.bioethics.net

Resources:

Pandemic Influenza Ethics Initiative Resources from the Veterans Health Administration’s National Center for Ethics

News:

WHO: Up to 2 Billion People Might Get Swine Flu

The Worst Emerging Disease of All

Debating the Wisdom of ‘Swine Flu Parties’

Global Flu Cases Top the 2,000 Mark

Blogs:

More Ethics Dilemmas Incubate as Swine Flu Pandemic Threatens

Are Journalists Class Clowns on Swine Flu Coverage?

May 5, 2009

UPDATE: Your Source for Swine Flu and Ethics: pandemic.bioethics.net

Award-winning Target Articles, Editorials, and Open Peer Commentaries from The American Journal of Bioethics are available now at pandemic.bioethics.net. Click on the links below for direct access or visit us at pandemic.bioethics.net

News:
Flu Fighters?

May 5, 2009

Caplan: No Hype In Flu Response

Art Caplan writes today in his MSNBC column: “overall, the resources, attention and response to the H1N1 swine flu outbreak have been absolutely appropriate.” Do you agree?…

May 4, 2009

AJOB Articles Available Now at pandemic.bioethics.net

Award-winning Target Articles, Editorials, and Open Peer Commentaries from The American Journal of Bioethics are available now at pandemic.bioethics.net. Click on the links below for direct access or visit us at pandemic.bioethics.net or on Facebook.…

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American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 8 Issue 8 - Aug 2008

A 1918 Flu Memoir