Thursday, December 18, 2014

Ebola, epidemics, and ethics - what we have learned

The Ebola epidemic of 2014 has raised several ethical issues, a couple of which are: a) should we give patients untested experimental treatments? (Yes, in some situations). b) Who should receive treatment? (a moot question because moot no effective therapies are available).  (Philos Ethics Humanit Med. 2014 Oct 24;9(1):15.)
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