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- Responding to Ebola: Misplaced Police Powers
Posted on November 4, 2014
A number of states have recently adopted mandatory quarantine measures, including New York and New Jersey, for any individual entering the United States who had direct contact with someone infected with Ebola. This policy has most notably affected health care workers with Médecins Sans Frontières returning from West Africa. Governor Cuomo recently scaled back New York’s measures, instituting home as opposed to institutional… Read more
- What Role Should Bioethics Play in Global Health?
Posted on April 11, 2014
I appreciate Dr. Benatar’s essay on the role of bioethics in confronting the challenges of global health inequities. His article aptly catalogues the contributing factors–both specific to health and otherwise–that weigh heavily on our unequal world. More importantly, Dr. Benatar’s focus on the role that bioethics ought to play in ameliorating the burden of these inequities warrants… Read more