Archive Bioethic news 2020

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Miniature human livers grown in lab and transplanted into rats: research

Herd immunity and lifting lockdowns: a new trolley problem?

The Cost of Society: Considering Social Distancing Beyond COVID-19 to Save Lives

Vaccine paradox: Will 'flattening the curve' stymie the chances of developing a coronavirus vaccine quickly?

Nanodevice tracks mammalian cells from the inside

The death of dignity is greatly exaggerated

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: A Post-Pandemic Prescription