Part 1

We are going to have a round table discussion of your paper topics. Be prepared to talk for 3-5 minutes about your topic and what you have found. We will then ask questions and brainstorm as a group for a few minutes. If you are early in thinking about the topic, we can use this time to work on ideas.

Part 2

We are going to talk about the legal and ethical issues in vaccine allocation and the issues raised by CDC’s announcement that the states should get ready for vaccine in November.

Essential listening and reading.

Podcast discussing vaccine availability and the Ethical Framework for Global Vaccine Allocation

Ezekiel J. Emanuel et al., An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation, Science (2020), https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/09/02/science.abe2803.

These are parts of the National Academy of Sciences draft on its vaccine allocation plan. At least scan these to see who are targeted as priority recipients of vaccine.

NAS – A Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine

NAS – Applying the Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine