Ebola: The Ethics of Thinking Ahead
Author(s): Thomas JC, Miller R
This commentary argues that Ebola epidemic’s reach into the United States revealed that we remain unprepared to respond quickly and ethically to the ethical challenges of international transmission of a highly pathogenic disease. Guidelines for nonclinical actions, such as interactions with communities and structures for ethical decision making, are largely missing. It calls for a system to guide ethical responses to fast-moving epidemics and pandemics.
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