Millions of people in low-income countries should have basic vaccine protection first, two bioethicists argue.
Temporarily setting aside an intellectual property pact to speed global COVID-19 vaccinations is the right thing to do, two bioethicists write.
Nancy Jecker will encourage the embrace of regional values, not U.S. ideals, in the University of Johannesburg's first bioethics course.
For some people, offers of gifts and cash will be ‘undue inducements’ that challenge their personal autonomy, the author writes.
An analysis argues that embracing an African-based ethic of solidarity will yield a fairer global response to disease outbreaks.
Jonsen co-authored scholarly texts and guidance considered essential to human-subjects research and to physicians’ decision-making.
Screening of healthy adults for genes that might heighten disease risk must be pursued cautiously, concludes a U.S. panel whose authors include a UW bioethicist.
Earlier this week, He Jiankui, a scientist in China, announced he had genetically edited two human embryos, which were then implanted in a mother's womb, and reportedly resulted in a pregnancy and the live birth of twins. The news sparked an up
Even as scientific experts applauded the arrest of the Golden State Killer suspect, some expressed unease at reports that detectives in California had used a public genealogy database to identify him.
"Members of a government ethics panel have renewed their criticisms of a controversial study in which volunteers are to be deliberately infected with the Zika virus.