Daily Archives: October 23, 2020

Ethics Consult: Keep Dead Man’s Medical Secret? MD/JD Weighs In

Welcome to Ethics Consult — an opportunity to discuss, debate (respectfully), and learn together. We select an ethical dilemma from a true, but anonymized, patient care case, and then we seek an expert ruling. Last week, you voted on whether or not to tell a dead patient’s sister that he had AIDS. Here are the results: Yes: 46% No: 54% …

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How Teachers Feel About COVID-19 School Safety

Share on PinterestThe effectiveness of COVID-19 safety guidelines can vary widely from one school district to another, causing many teachers to worry about the risks they face as they return to in-person learning. South_agency/Getty Images COVID-19 safety guidelines, and how they’re enforced, can vary widely from one school district to another. Political divides have further exasperated this discrepancy in some …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Standards Questioned at FDA Advisory Meeting

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Researchers and several medical groups on Thursday pressed for changes to the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) current plans for deciding how to eventually clear vaccines for COVID-19, arguing tougher standards would help bolster confidence in these critical medicines. The FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological …

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