The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over concerns about rare blood-clotting side effects, but given its wide-reaching consequences, was this an ethical decision?View More A Responsible Rollout of the COVID-19 Vaccines
The idea of vaccine “passports” is being considered by a number of countries (including the U.S.) to regulate travel, recreational gatherings, and more, but is the concept ethically permissible when the general population doesn’t have equal access to the COVID-19 vaccine?View More The Ethics of Vaccine Passports
Some minorities have understandable fears about the COVID-19 vaccine—how can those fears be assuaged, and whose responsibility is it to do so?View More When Science Fails Minorities: Complications with the COVID-19 Vaccine
Facebook is cracking down on the spread of misinformation about vaccines – is this a violation of free speech or a valid effort to protect the public?View More Facebook’s Role in Mitigating Vaccine Misinformation
10/19/2020 As flu season nears with an expected spike in cases, many companies are rushing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine as soon…View More Who Should Get a New COVID-19 Vaccine First?
5/25/2020 As the world moves towards finding a vaccine for COVID-19, it has become increasingly important to find methods to quickly and effectively test new…View More Could Controlled Human Infection Be the Solution For COVID-19 Vaccine Development?
4/27/2020 Over the past few years, the anti-vaccination, or anti-vax, movement has gained incredible traction throughout the US. So much so that measles, a disease…View More Anti-Vax Amidst Global Pandemic
4/6/2020 Since the beginning of the new year, the world has been hit by a devastating pandemic. Many countries, states, and cities have introduced measures…View More Lung Savers or Lung Destroyers?