Ethics in a pandemic

27 Nov 05
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics

svinja_i_prasici (1)Coping effectively with a predicted influenza pandemic that threatens to affect the health of millions worldwide, hobble economies and overwhelm health care systems will require more than new drugs and good infection control.

An international medical ethics think-tank says that all-important public cooperation and the coordination of public officials at all levels requires open and ethical decision making.

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