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Bioethics during the COVID-19 Pandemic

This book offers a compelling ethical analysis of challenges in COVID-19 biomedical research, vaccination and therapy. Moreover, it draws attention to popular countermeasures, such as AI-based prevention, lockdowns and vaccinations. Through unique perspectives, it addresses some ethical challenges associated with the pandemic, providing ethical criteria guidelines for health emergencies, focusing on the allocation of limited life-saving resources in a triage situation and the dilemma of who to treat. In addition, the book highlights the necessity of the outlining of a global bioethical framework for pandemic management, rooted in human rights.

Alberto García Gómez is the Dean and Professor of Philosophy of Law and International Law at the School of Bioethics of Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum in Rome. He is also a Researcher of the Human Rights Institute at Complutense University of Madrid and a member of the Steering Committee of Bioethics in the Council of Europe. In 2005, he was honoured with the National Prize of the Spanish Royal Academy of Doctors in the field of legal and social sciences.

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ISBN: 1-5275-9028-3

ISBN13: 978-1-5275-9028-1

Release Date: 25th October 2022

Pages: 127

Price: £64.99