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Pinning hopes on vaccine is not the right coronavirus strategy, expert says

"Pinning all our hopes on a vaccine that works immediately is not the right strategy," Dr. William Haseltine, a former professor at Harvard University's medical and public health schools, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer. Learn more here. Article by Steve Almasy, Christina Maxouris and Holly Yan

By |2020-07-26T01:43:23+00:00July 26th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Pinning hopes on vaccine is not the right coronavirus strategy, expert says

Open Letter To Medical Students On The Road Ahead To Becoming Professional Physicians

Dr. Ira Bedzov, an Advisory Board Member of Global Bioethics Initiative, writes a letter for future physicians. Read more here. Letter published in Forbes

By |2020-07-16T17:54:49+00:00July 16th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Open Letter To Medical Students On The Road Ahead To Becoming Professional Physicians

Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

The world is ill-prepared for the global crash in children being born which is set to have a "jaw-dropping" impact on societies, say researchers. Learn more here. Article by James Gallagher

By |2020-07-16T17:52:19+00:00July 16th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Fertility rate: ‘Jaw-dropping’ global crash in children being born

COVID-19 makes clear that bioethics must confront health disparities

Take a look behind what bioethics is and why it is important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here. Article by Joseph J. Fins

By |2020-07-09T03:16:11+00:00July 9th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on COVID-19 makes clear that bioethics must confront health disparities

Podcast on COVID-19 ‘Making The Call’ With Dr. Jonathan Moreno and Dr. Zeke Emanuel

Endeavor Content is launching the new weekly podcast this Wednesday, Making the Call, from world-class bioethicists Dr. Zeke Emanuel and Dr. Jonathan Moreno, which will focus on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the progress that has been made around the globe, and what needs to be done to quell the pandemic. Learn more here. Article by Anthony D'Alessandro

By |2020-07-02T04:24:30+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Podcast on COVID-19 ‘Making The Call’ With Dr. Jonathan Moreno and Dr. Zeke Emanuel

Nursing homes represent more than 1 in 4 COVID-19 deaths

As federal data collection becomes more robust, a clearer picture is emerging of the ravages of COVID-19 in nursing homes. Learn more here. Article by Justin Myers and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar

By |2020-07-02T04:27:09+00:00July 2nd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Nursing homes represent more than 1 in 4 COVID-19 deaths

Lack of global leadership is ‘greatest threat’ in fighting pandemic, says WHO

“...The greatest threat we face now is not the virus itself, it’s the lack of global solidarity and global leadership.” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a virtual health forum organized by the World Government Summit, an event organized by Dubai. Learn more here. Article by Alexander Cornwell

By |2020-06-22T18:29:12+00:00June 22nd, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on Lack of global leadership is ‘greatest threat’ in fighting pandemic, says WHO

What Is Hydroxychloroquine and Does It Treat COVID-19?

An approved, standard treatment for coronavirus does not exist. In light of that, the FDA has approved compassionate use of hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19. This means doctors are allowed to give experimental drugs to extremely sick people as a last-ditch effort. Learn more here. Article by Megan Schmidt

By |2020-06-16T23:20:27+00:00June 16th, 2020|News-Letters|Comments Off on What Is Hydroxychloroquine and Does It Treat COVID-19?