Tag Archives: COVID-19 Vaccines

Mandating COVID-19 vaccines? Response to nonsense objections

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.

Global Survey on Ethics in Long Term Care during 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.

Mandating COVID-19 Vaccines? Nonsense Proposals

Juan Gérvas points out that we do not have enough data about the prevention of virus transmission to justify mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers.

Don’t exclude an essential part of the care team

Sylvie Lemay recommends using risk mitigation strategies in order to include family members and essential support persons as partners in care in assisted living or long term care settings during the pandemic.

Make the Deals with COVID-19 Vaccine-Makers Public Now

Matthew Herder and Andrea MacGregor question whether the deals just announced by the federal government with two companies developing COVID-19 vaccines serve the public interest because details about these deals are not publicly available.