Topics in this webinar focus on concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic for people outside the Global North. Many regions of the world face the virus with few high-tech medical resources, strained or absent healthcare options, more density of populations or populations on the move, and existing socio-economic disadvantages. Expert panelists Mark Dybul, Lawrence Gostin, and David Hollenbach raise key issues, offer insights and discuss a range of medical, legal, public health and social justice concerns. Claudia Ruiz Sotomayor reports on the pandemic for Mayan communities in Mexico and Alban Pascal Noudjom Tchana considers its impact on the citizens of Cameroon. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Director Daniel Sulmasy moderated this event on May 14, 2020.
The articles, books, news items, and videos included in this libguide represent a selection of the literature on ethical issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as perspectives on the pandemic from all parts of the world available at the time of the webinar.