The Ethics of Ebola
Dr. Holly Taylor, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
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Recently, medical professionals who were infected whilst out in the field treating Ebola were given experimental drugs, with mostly positive results. This threw up a lot of issues - who gets experimental drugs, and does this represent an unwarranted privilege? Dr. Holly Taylor takes us through the thought processes behind decisions such as these.
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Tags: ebola, emergency aid, aid workers, ethics, bioethics