Medicine COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics: Who Gets It First and Other Issues

Medicine COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics: Who Gets It First and Other Issues

Medicine COVID-19 Vaccine Ethics: Who Gets It First and Other Issues

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Contributing editor W. Wayt Gibbs spoke with Arthur Caplan, head of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s division of medical ethics, about some of the ethical issues that researchers have to consider in testing and distributing vaccines against COVID-19.

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W. Wayt Gibbs

    W. Wayt Gibbs is a contributing editor for Scientific American based
    in Seattle. He also works as a scientific editor at Intellectual Ventures.

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    Scott Hershberger

      Scott Hershberger is a 2020 AAAS Mass Media Fellow at Scientific American. He studied physics and mathematics at Washington University in St. Louis.

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      Steve Mirsky

      Steve Mirsky has been writing the Anti Gravity column since a typical tectonic plate was about 36 inches from its current location. He also hosts the Scientific American podcast Science Talk.

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