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Indian health workers doing health checks in Mumbai, June 17, 2020. AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File

Ending the pandemic will take global access to COVID-19 treatment and vaccines – which means putting ethics before profits

The high cost of pharmaceuticals often means only the richest patients get lifesaving medicines. As coronavirus drugs emerge, it will require hard, creative work to ensure they're available to all.
Centuries after Dante, it’s surprising to find the afterlife back, and winning awards as a successful series. Here, from left to right, actors Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, and Ted Danson. (NBC)

‘The Good Place:’ Ethics comedy asks if there’s a second chance at life

For all its fart jokes and sight gags, 'The Good Place' belongs to a venerable philosophical and theological tradition.
Robots like AIBO can provide companionship to humans, and in some instances humans may even develop a strong emotional attachment to them. SHUTTERSTOCK

Abusing a robot won’t hurt it, but it could make you a crueller person

Robots are becoming more common in our lives. And while they may not have "feelings", perhaps the way we treat them reflects more on our character than we previously thought.
Research shows that regular ethics training helps. O'Riordan Images

What’s the point of an ethics course?

Ethical dilemmas arise not because someone did not know the ethical rules. Instead, they arise when individuals are unable to identify the relevant ethical principle at the time of crisis.

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