By Iñigo de Miguel Beriain and Jon Rueda Etxebarria In a recent article published by the Journal of Medical Ethics, Brown et al. analysed several ethical aspects around immunity passports and put forward some recommendations for implementing them. When we first read this paper, we considered that it was an excellent piece of analysis, but […]
The UK government is encouraging people outside England to break lockdown rules
By David Shaw On Wednesday the 13th of May coronavirus lockdown restrictions were slightly eased in England. People living there can now drive anywhere in that country to get to a chosen place of exercise, can meet people from outside their households in parks, and can start playing tennis and golf again. They are also […]
Laissez COVID19 faire, laissez COVID19 passer?
By Gabriela Arguedas Ramírez Pandemics are threshold situations that put our individual and collective convictions, priorities and capacities to the test. They test state institutions, the ethical principles that have guided the formation of public policy and the strengths and weaknesses of our social fabric. Pandemics are ethical-political issues and not simply medical or biological […]