So far, there is no evidence that when Americans ‘need a hospital bed it’s not going to be there or a ventilator, it’s not going to be there,’ says Coronavirus Task Force leader Dr. Deborah Birx.
‘It might even be curiously safer for some to join the study than to await probable infection and then try to rely on the general health-care system,’ said Nir Eyal, director of the Center for Population-Level Bioethics at Rutgers University.
The arrogant attitude that we or they own the answer and that anyone suggesting alternative responses to the coronavirus must be acting from stupidity, malice, or greed must stop.
MSN News recently reported that U.S. hospitals are discussing ‘do not resuscitate’ orders for coronavirus patients, ‘regardless of the wishes of the patient or their family members.’
America has the best health care system in the world, but as we brace for COVID-19’s ongoing effects, we’re faced with the reality that we almost certainly will need even more bold and decisive national action.
It is true that there are asymptomatic cases not being counted, and we need better testing and studies to refine our data. But this Wall Street Journal article is speculative.
Nearly 350,000 U.S. weddings and more than 600,000 international weddings were set to take place in April and May alone. Not any more. What are couples to do?
This pandemic has the potential to strain our health-care system like nothing else in modern times. But we will get through it best without a top-down Medicare for All system.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is flat wrong. Entities in both the United States and elsewhere—including within his own government—regularly put a dollar figure on human life.
The sanctity of life remains more relevant than ever in these moments. Here’s how we can continue to proclaim it and put it into practice with courage and compassion.
Keeping the economy humming along like normal was never an option. Even without government intervention, much of our society would eventually shut down on its own.
After she and her colleagues battle COVID-19 during the day, Rachel comes home and sews surgical masks at night. Dwindling supplies are prompting these desperate measures.
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
To understand Communist China’s cover up and delay, all you have to do is to go through the timeline of the early weeks of the coronavirus outbreak.
Many of the claims being made about how the Wuhan virus is the plague for our times are founded on remarkably weak data sets that are intentionally manipulated to foment fear.
The ideal time to prepare for the coronavirus has passed. Still, this thing is a long way from over, and if you’re wondering if anything can still be done now, the answer is ‘yes.’
The lack of data is not necessary. It is a matter of prioritizing data collection, being willing to share data, and then doing the right kind of analytical modelling.
Because we are learning new information about the virus every hour of every day, this is not the time to think that your age or outward appearance of health is going to protect you.
Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They are betting our future on the most extreme worst-case scenario without considering the costs.
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