COVID-19 News

An Ethical Framework to Guide Hospitals During COVID-19
Jeffrey Kahn Q&A about JHU-led project to guide hospitals through the ethics of resource allocation
No Visitors in the Hospital … Unless You’re in Labor?
Hecht-Levi Fellow Marielle Gross considers no-visit policies’ impact on patient care
Publishing During the COVID-19 Epidemic: Prompt Conclusions or Quality Studies?
Prof. Michael Erdek cautions against a rush to faulty judgment
Looming Blood Shortage Raises Ethical Questions about Allocation
Berman Institute Director Jeffrey Kahn publishes NY Daily News commentary
JHU Faculty Express Urgent Concern about Covid-19 Spread in Prison
More than 200 sign letter urging Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to take action
An Approach for Rationing Care During the Pandemic
Faculty share insights from Berman Institute project in Washington Post commentary
Overview: Ethical Concerns in Responding to Coronavirus
Berman Institute experts discuss critical principles
Failure to Respect Needs of Vulnerable Groups Will Undermine Response
Read Prof. Berger's BMJ paper: "Covid-19: Control Measures Must Be Equitable and Inclusive"
COVID-19’s Impact on Berman Institute Operations
Key resources and frequent updates for the Johns Hopkins University community
Commentary: Coronavirus Could Result in School Closings in the U.S.
We must make sure these closings meet the needs of low-income children. Our Ruth Faden writes that, "Home alone, hungry and scared, is not an ethically acceptable outcome for any child during a pandemic." in the Baltimore Sun.