Archive Bioethic news 2020

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August

'Marginal' Livers Maybe Not So for Transplant Outcomes

The Coronavirus Is Never Going Away

We can’t skip steps on the road to a COVID-19 vaccine

July

Against Personal Ventilator Reallocation

Ethical Dilemmas in Covid-19 Medical Care: Is a Problematic Triage Protocol Better or Worse than No Protocol at All?

Coronavirus: new social rules are leading to new types of stigma

An invisible hand: Patients aren’t being told about the AI systems advising their care

June

Press Centre - Joint statement on scientific advice to European policy makers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

A mathematical model reveals the influence of population heterogeneity on herd immunity to SARS-CoV-2

Racial bias skews algorithms widely used to guide care from heart surgery to birth, study finds

How — and When — Can the Coronavirus Vaccine Become a Reality?

How doctors’ fears of getting COVID-19 can mean losing the healing power of touch: One physician’s stor

We’ve got to be able to move more quickly.’ The pandemic reality of COVID-19 clinical trials

An Army of Volunteers Is Taking On Vaccine Disinformation Online

Doctor cleared of murder in euthanasia case says she would do it again

Is Research Ethics Committee review of most clinical trials fundamentally broken?

Pandemic priority decisions and triage, from good to ugly

Antitrans allians

Scientists create embryo-like research model from human stem cells

Babylon Health app error allowed U.K. patients to watch videos of other doctor visits