Ebola and Ethics: A Panel Discussion

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November 02 2014
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1h 42min 36s
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Avoda Zara: 27b Bava Metzia: 71a Horayot: 13a Bava Metzia: 62a Bava Kamma: 23a Yoma: 85a  

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Panel discussion with Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner, Dr. Brian Schwartz (Chief, Emergency Preparedness, Public Health Ontario and Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto) and Dr. Barry Pakes (Program Director, Global Health Education Initiative and Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto). Four questions: Using treatments which have not been safety-tested; Prioritizing recipients of treatment; Obligating healthcare workers to treat Ebola patients; Imposing mandatory quarantine

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