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Pasha 63: Let's talk about ethics and treatment for COVID-19

By Ozayr Patel - The Conversation
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APR 29, 2020 LISTEN
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With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in South Africa, health professionals will have to make important decisions on who gets what treatment. But how do these decisions get made?

In today's episode of Pasha, Kevin Behrens, director of the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics, and Christopher Wareham, a senior lecturer at the same centre, discuss the ethics surrounding coronavirus topics.

Photo: Medical Ethics Concept. By SK Design /Shutterstock

Music: “Happy African Village” by John Bartmann, found on FreeMusicArchive.org licensed under CC0 1 .

“Storybook” by Scott Holmes, found on FreeMusicArchive.org licensed under Attribution-NonCommercial License.

This podcast was based on an article in the Open Access COVID-19 Special Issue of the Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine.

By Ozayr Patel, Digital Editor

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