Rapid Ethics Reviews

Library Item Rapid Ethics Review

Vaccine Boosters, Vaccine Nationalism and Cosmopolitanism

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this rapid ethics review, the Prioritisation team, with Aksel Sterri and Emily Kinder, analyse the ethical ramifications of conflicting approaches to the allocation of Covid-19 vaccine boosters, between arguments for countries prioritising doses for their own citizens vs arguments...

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Ethical analysis of Conservative MPs’ opposition to covid-19 certification

Workstreams: Public values, transparency and governance

UK Government’s ‘Plan B’ covid-19 measures passed through Parliament, but opposed by many of the Conservative Party. This piece focuses on MPs’ arguments against covid-19 certificates.

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Childhood consent for covid-19 vaccination

Workstreams: Prioritisation

This Rapid ethics review by the Prioritisation team looks at the significant ethical challenges of whether or not children should be offered vaccination against covid-19, taking into account best interests, capacity to consent, vaccine mandates, and data governance issues.

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Making older people visible: solving the denominator problem in care home data

Workstreams: Data use

This Rapid Ethics Review highlights the state-of-the-art research on the reasons for the denominator problem in care home data and shows how ethical arguments are critical in helping decision-makers understand the values and issues at play in designing better data...