Category Science and Technology
Chris Kaposy examines some of the reasoning that motivates those who refuse vaccination against COVID-19 and finds much that is deficient and disturbing.
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.