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Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Françoise Baylis, Seema Mohapatra, and Natalie Kofler discuss concerns about the scientific, ethical, and practical risks associated with the broad use of COVID-19 vaccine credential programs, including racial discrimination and inequity at the hands of others.
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Monday, August 23, 2021
Matthew Herder, Alexander C. Egilman, and Joseph S. Ross discuss Health Canada's release of clinical information, how use of the data to date appears low and why increased use of these data could be invaluable.
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Monday, July 12, 2021
Françoise Baylis with colleagues from a WHO Expert Advisory Committee publish a global report for governance and oversight of human genome editing.
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Monday, July 12, 2021
Françoise Baylis and colleagues from a WHO Expert Advisory Committee publish recommendations on human genome editing.
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Monday, July 12, 2021
Françoise Baylis and colleagues from a WHO Expert Advisory Committee publish a position paper on human genome editing.
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Monday, June 7, 2021
Françoise Baylis and Sheetal Soni argue against reasons of expediency which would change the 14-day rule for research with human embryos.
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Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Chris Kaposy compares the legislative processes for declaring and managing the pandemic responses in Ontario and in Newfoundland and Labrador and suggests that empowering Chief Medical Officers of Health makes for better public health decision-making.
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Andrew Fenton and Letitia Meynell maintain that there is no ethical obligation to re-distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Ontario until the province justly and effectively manages their pandemic response.
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Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Françoise Baylis and Landon Getz argue against the use of human challenge trials where healthy volunteers are intentionally exposed to the novel coronavirus.
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Friday, March 12, 2021
Françoise Baylis and Landon Getz discuss the unfairness of how the needs and interests of youth and young adults appear to have been set aside during the pandemic.
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