The Turning Point

Defining Our Goalposts

Clarity about the goalposts of any health condition benefits us as a society responding to new and evolving diseases.

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Part 1: Grief and Loss

Although it feels like it never will, grief passes. And so grief, when it is with us, carries within it a future.

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The Irreplaceable Public Sector

Greater engagement of the public sector is not only welcome but essential, both to mitigate the current pandemic and to help us prevent a future one.

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Pandemics and Prisons

Simple acts of compassion first tested during Covid-19 can be an important first step to alleviate the daily hardships experienced by the 2.3 million incarcerated Americans.

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Who Decides?

Take a drive with Michael Stein and Sandro Galea as they use a speed limit analogy to examine who should make pandemic decisions that must strike a balance between public health and economic consequences.

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Time for an Ethics Refresh?

Our ethical norms about when we should deploy biological solutions to novel viral assaults have changed before. Is it time for new, post-Covid-19 ethical standards for how we approve and deploy vaccines?

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The New Us?

The Covid-19 moment creates an opportunity for change, but that change is unlikely to be predominantly about individual behavior.

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