February 26, 2021

Scotland’s Vaccine Rollout Suggests Delaying the 2nd COVID-19 Shot Is a Bad Idea

(Business Insider) – The UK’s strategy of delaying second coronavirus vaccine doses up to 12 weeks to give more people a first shot may carry serious risk. On Monday, Scottish researchers released data from their vaccination campaign, including more than … Read More

February 26, 2021

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 46, no. 3, 2020) is available online by subscription only.  “Confused Out of Care: Unanticipated Consequences of a ‘Hostile Environment’” by Rose Glennerster and Nathan Hodson “Ethical Concerns with Online Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Companies” by Henry … Read More

February 25, 2021

Covid Vaccine Websites Violate Disability Laws, Create Inequality for the Blind

(Kaiser Health News) – Many covid vaccination registration and information websites at the federal, state and local levels violate disability rights laws, hindering the ability of blind people to sign up for a potentially lifesaving vaccine, a KHN investigation has … Read More

February 25, 2021

‘V.I.P Immunization’ for the Powerful and Their Cronies Rattles South America

(New York Times) – The hope brought by the arrival of the first vaccines in South America is hardening into anger as inoculation campaigns have spiraled into scandal, cronyism and corruption, rocking national governments and sapping trust in the political … Read More