Tag Archives: ebola

They Can’t Say No: Ebola & Quarantined Soldiers

Sheena M. Eagan Chamberlin calls attention to the limited autonomy of military personnel regarding mandatory quarantine following the Ebola crisis.

Nubia – An Ebola Survivor Orphaned by Vaccine Policy

Séverine Caluwaerts and Françoise Baylis lament the fact that in an epidemic as deadly as Ebola, pregnant women were denied access to potentially life-saving vaccination solely on the grounds of pregnancy.

Why Zika Matters to Canada

Gaëlle Groux and Steven J. Hoffman discuss three ways that Canada can help stem the spread of the Zika Outbreak.

Zika Outbreak Raises Familiar Ethical Questions

Noni MacDonald summarizes the all too familiar ethical challenges surrounding the recent outbreak of Zika virus.

Beyond the Duty to Care: Ebola and Healthcare Worker Obligations

Diego S. Silva argues that local and international governments need to pay attention to what healthcare workers need to uphold their supposed duty to care during the Ebola epidemic.

Ebola: An Emergency within an Emergency

Alison Thompson suggests that the Ebola outbreak is part of a larger emergency defined by a lack of public health infrastructure.

Ebola Pandemonium: Urging Cautious Approaches in Desperate Contexts

Lisa Schwartz describes the necessary conditions for the ethical provision of experimental Ebola drugs and vaccines.