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Epidemic Ethics solicits and publishes a range of expert blogs, including our most recent reviewing the 25th July virtual seminar 'Ethical priorities for a new international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and ...

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Recent Blog Posts

kevinchilds

Using 'unproven' clinical interventions during public health emergencies: A review of the 11th April virtual seminar

Epidemics and pandemics of novel pathogens are often characterized by a lack of known therapeutic or preventive interventions; COVID-19 is ...

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kevinchilds

‘Vulnerability’ and ‘othering’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. Reviewing the 16th May 2022 virtual seminar.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been marked by discourses of ‘vulnerability,’ in other words, identifying groups at increased risk of infection ...

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kevinchilds

The beginnings and endings of epidemics and pandemics: ethical dimensions - reviewing the 30th January 23 webinar

Several epidemiological metrics exist to inform determinations of whether an epidemic or pandemic has ended, e.g., when a disease has ...

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Ethical priorities for a new international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response: Reviewing the 25th July 2022 Epidemic Ethics webinar

In December 2021, the World Health Assembly agreed to establish an intergovernmental negotiating body (INB) to develop a WHO instrument ...

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Susan

Just launched: Research Ethics in Epidemics and Pandemics: A Casebook

by Susan

Epidemic Ethics is pleased to announce the publication of a free Open Access Casebook. In bringing together real-world cases and ...

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