Panel Discussion on Jewish Medical Ethics in Light of the COVID19 Crisis - Shared screen with speaker view
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I'd like to see drug companies be more accountable and then more people would be more amenable to vaccines.
IN Europe Quarantine is serious with visiting public health nurses and phone calls and fines if you are not compliant
How does Judaism equate the Orthodox refusal to accept measles vaccination with prospective covid vaccination?
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Are non-medical professionals like eonmists or clergy actively involved in the medical allocation now to supplement the clinical perspective?
there are often issues with shortage of blood products, I understand from colleagues that this is currently a problem with convalescent plasma…..who is eligible?
are there alternatives to intubation that have been successful?
Anna’s iPad (2)
is our national stockpile any more robust now?
Will people without vaccines be allowed to fly for example?
I think that the decision about whether to be allowed to die (DNR) or to be rescued, when the patient isn't able to state their wishes (like when they are in a coma and/or on a ventilator) is made by different groups depending on the circumstances. In my case, my mother & step-father made the decision to allow the doctors to bring me back out of my coma. That was a case where it worked out well... I recovered in a couple-three weeks, with very few remaining issues.
in 2017 vaccine manufactures became exempt from liability and I've heard many anti-vax parents talk about that
drug manufacturers, that is
With the federal push to make vaccines available quickly, how much confidence can we have in their efficacy and safety the they are released?
What about those of us who live in states without such strong criteria?
I believe these decisions are made by unregulated criteria in different communities. There are not universal criterium.
How well defended is the FDA from interference from the federal elected officials or appointed officials?
Link to santa clara county school policy:
Point of Clarification: Santa Clara Unified School District announced distance learning. Not all SC County Schools.
Steve, can you please provide link to that
One link is here:
what measures can the federal gov’t take, even at this late date, take to establish a scientific centralized public health response.
the measures to take are physical distancing, masks, only very small group, testing and hand washing. Get the numbers to a level where contact tracing is feasible. Masks, hand washing is a personal responsibility
Mark & Linda
possibly. I know Agilent did some work at some of their sites to convert focus. we’d need those companies that are not already overwhelmed.
Thanks to Rabbi Aron, Jeff, George and Steve for their thoughtful presentations.
Riveting presentation! Thank you very much for your insights.
Thanks for this very interesting and thought provoking program. This is the silver lining for me of this pandemic. I'm able to join in this as well as other Zoom programs from my far away location.
Thank you so much for all the current information- so relevant!
thanks so much. very useful and much appreciated.
Many thanks to Jeffry, Steve and George for your knowledge and insights.
Thank you so much You were so imformative.
from Shell - Thank you so much for a wonderful presentation. Kudos to Jeff, Steve and George!
Excellent info - thnx