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Ethical Pandemic Dilemmas: Resource Shortages

Ethical Pandemic Dilemmas: Resource Shortages

Host: Maurice Pickard, MD

Guest: Nancy Berlinger, PhD

Dr. Nancy Berlinger, deputy director and research associate at The Hastings Center, an independent, non-profit, non-partisan bioethics research institute, addresses ethical issues that might arise in a pandemic scenario, when resources could be in short supply. As an example, a shortage of ventilators could cause significant problems: how would this impact the role of first responders? Dr. Maurice Pickard hosts.