Category Science and Technology
Winifred Badaiki explores ethical issues that arise due to the absence of DNR databases in Canada and the possible benefits of such databases.
Michael Crawford argues that implementation of immunity passports and vaccination certificates should be delayed until young adults and youths can be vaccinated: justice demands equitable access, but delay will also help reduce the risk of re-emergence, new variants, and additional long-term economic harms.
Andrew Fenton and Letitia Meynell maintain that there is no ethical obligation to re-distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Ontario until the province justly and effectively manages their pandemic response.
Colleen M. Flood, Bryan Thomas, and Kumanan Wilson rebut Juan Gérvas’s contention that there is insufficient justification for mandating health care worker vaccination against COVID-19.
Angel Petropanagos, Preet Gandhi, and Nipa Chauhan announce the launch of the Ask-LTC project, which is funded and supported by the WHO Ethics and Governance Unit and invite stakeholders in long term care homes around the world to share the ethical issues they have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.