Spring Appeal: COVID-19 raises urgent ethical issues for each of us. Our experts shape real-time responses.

    Forum Posts by
    Justin Bernstein

    • When to Reopen the Nation is an Ethics Question—Not Only a Scientific One

      Posted on April 28, 2020

      As the world reels from the Covid-19 pandemic, two things have become very clear: the health impacts of the disease are devastating, but the aggressive social distancing policies currently being used to flatten the curve also have serious costs. As a result, the question of when and how to reopen the nation is on everyone’s mind. Do we open quickly in an effort to kick-start the economy? Or do we remain under lockdown as long as possible to stop the spread of the virus?

    The Hastings Center has never shied away from the toughest ethical challenges faced by society.

    LET US SHARE OUR EXPERIENCES WITH YOU

    Interests
    The Hastings Center has never shied away from the toughest ethical challenges faced by society.

    LET US SHARE OUR EXPERIENCES WITH YOU!

    Interests