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Katrien Devolder and Dominic Wilkinson explore reasons why some parents are vaccine-hesitant Many who had no doubts whatsoever about getting a COVID-vaccine for themselves, are much more hesitant when it comes to vaccinating young children. Is
Katrien Devolder and Julian Savulescu discuss the ethics of lockdowns Should lockdowns and other restrictions of liberty during pandemics be imposed on part of the population only? Many people accept that, to protect public health, it is someti
Katrien Devolder and Jonathan Pugh discuss vaccine nationalism High income countries have been criticised for hoarding covid-19 vaccines: they have been accused of 'vaccine nationalism'. But what exactly is vaccine nationalism? Is it really wro
Katrien Devolder and Aaron Gross discuss the link between factory farm and zoonotic diseases. In this interview with Dr Katrien Devolder (University of Oxford), Professor Aaron S. Gross (University of San Diego) explains why factory farms are b
Katrien Devolder and Josh Milburn discuss whether it's ethical - and possible - to feed our pets a vegan diet. There are plenty of good reasons to avoid consuming meat from factory farms. However, WE may well do so, but what about our pets? Sho
Katrien Devolder and Jeff Sebo on factory farms as breeding grounds for pandemics Covid-19 is very likely a zoonotic disease, which means that it was transmitted from animals to humans. Other dangerous infectious diseases, such as SARS, MERS,
Katrien Devolder interviews Alberto Giubilini. After healthcare and some other essential workers, it might seem the most obvious candidates for a Covid-19 vaccine (if we have one) are the elderly and other groups that are more vulnerable to the
Katrien Devolder interviews Alberto Giubilini. After healthcare and some other essential workers, it might seem the most obvious candidates for a Covid-19 vaccine (if we have one) are the elderly and other groups that are more vulnerable to the
Katrien Devolder interviews Alberto Giubilini. After healthcare and some other essential workers, it might seem the most obvious candidates for a Covid-19 vaccine (if we have one) are the elderly and other groups that are more vulnerable to the
Katrien Devolder interviews Associate Professor Carissa VĂ©liz. Are contact tracing apps safe? Philosopher Carissa VĂ©liz (University of Oxford), author of 'Privacy is Power', explains why we should think twice about using such apps. They pose a
Katrien Devolder interviews Associate Professor Carissa VĂ©liz. Are contact tracing apps safe? Philosopher Carissa VĂ©liz (University of Oxford), author of 'Privacy is Power', explains why we should think twice about using such apps. They pose a
Katrien Devolder interviews Associate Professor Carissa VĂ©liz. Are contact tracing apps safe? Philosopher Carissa VĂ©liz (University of Oxford), author of 'Privacy is Power', explains why we should think twice about using such apps. They pose a
Katrien Devolder interviews Associate Professor Carissa VĂ©liz. Are contact tracing apps safe? Philosopher Carissa VĂ©liz (University of Oxford), author of 'Privacy is Power', explains why we should think twice about using such apps. They pose a
Katrien Devolder interviews Moti Gorin. With Moti Gorin (Colorado State University) on which patients we should treat, if we can’t treat them all. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought questions about how to allocate scarce medical resources to the
Katrien Devolder interviews Moti Gorin. With Moti Gorin (Colorado State University) on which patients we should treat, if we can’t treat them all. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought questions about how to allocate scarce medical resources to the
Katrien Devolder interviews Moti Gorin. With Moti Gorin (Colorado State University) on which patients we should treat, if we can’t treat them all. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought questions about how to allocate scarce medical resources to the
Katrien Devolder interviews Moti Gorin. With Moti Gorin (Colorado State University) on which patients we should treat, if we can’t treat them all. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought questions about how to allocate scarce medical resources to the
Philosopher César Palacios-González talks about how corruption and racism in Mexico created serious hurdles for developing federal guidelines for deciding who gets to access scarce medical resources. In Mexico, widespread corruption and racism
Philosopher César Palacios-González talks about how corruption and racism in Mexico created serious hurdles for developing federal guidelines for deciding who gets to access scarce medical resources. In Mexico, widespread corruption and racism
Philosopher César Palacios-González talks about how corruption and racism in Mexico created serious hurdles for developing federal guidelines for deciding who gets to access scarce medical resources. In Mexico, widespread corruption and racism
Katrien Devolder interviews Dominic Wilkinson. Some countries are now past the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, and new ethical issues are arising: the healthcare system continues to be under enormous pressure: because of safety measures, it w
Katrien Devolder interviews Dominic Wilkinson. Some countries are now past the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, and new ethical issues are arising: the healthcare system continues to be under enormous pressure: because of safety measures, it w
Katrien Devolder interviews Dominic Wilkinson. Some countries are now past the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, and new ethical issues are arising: the healthcare system continues to be under enormous pressure: because of safety measures, it w
Katrien Devolder interviews Dominic Wilkinson. Some countries are now past the peak of the coronavirus pandemic, and new ethical issues are arising: the healthcare system continues to be under enormous pressure: because of safety measures, it w
Katrien Devolder interviews Udo SchĂĽklenk. In the UK, more than 100 health and social care workers have died of Covid-19. Some of these deaths could have been prevented if these workers would have had better access to personal protective equipm
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