The ethical issues in COVID-19 vaccine distribution: A major public health challenge

Authors

  • Qasim Mehmood King Edward Medical University
  • Hashim Talib Hashim University of Baghdad
  • Zanyar Qais Medical University of Lublin
  • Mustafa Ahmed Ramadhan University of Baghdad
  • Joseph Varney American University of the Caribbean

Abstract

Not available.

Author Biographies

Qasim Mehmood, King Edward Medical University

Medical Student, Faculty of medicine, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan.

Hashim Talib Hashim, University of Baghdad

Department of Medicine and General Surgery, University of Baghdad, Baghdad Iraq.

Zanyar Qais, Medical University of Lublin

Medical Student, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland.

Mustafa Ahmed Ramadhan, University of Baghdad

Department of Medicine and General Surgery, University of Baghdad, Baghdad Iraq.

Joseph Varney, American University of the Caribbean

American University of the Caribbean Medical School, Cupe Coy, Sint Maarten (Dutch Part).

References

Wibawa T. COVID‐19 vaccine research and development: ethical issues. Tropical Medicine & International Health. 2021 Jan;26(1):14-9.

Calina D, Hartung T, Docea AO, Spandidos DA, Egorov AM, Shtilman MI, Carvalho F, Tsatsakis A. COVID-19 vaccines: ethical framework concerning human challenge studies. DARU Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2020 Dec;28(2):807-12.

Gur-Arie R, Jamrozik E, Kingori P. No jab, no job? Ethical issues in mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of healthcare personnel. BMJ Global Health. 2021 Feb 1;6(2):e004877.

Gupta R, Morain SR. Ethical allocation of future COVID-19 vaccines. Journal of Medical Ethics. 2021 Mar 1;47(3):137-41.

Sharma O, Sultan AA, Ding H, Triggle CR. A Review of the Progress and Challenges of Developing a Vaccine for COVID-19. Frontiers in immunology. 2020 Oct 14;11:2413.

Liu Y, Salwi S, Drolet BC. Multivalue ethical framework for fair global allocation of a COVID-19 vaccine. Journal of medical Ethics. 2020 Aug 1;46(8):499-501.

Emanuel EJ, Persad G, Kern A, Buchanan A, Fabre C, Halliday D, Heath J, Herzog L, Leland RJ, Lemango ET, Luna F. An ethical framework for global vaccine allocation. Science. 2020 Sep 11;369(6509):1309-12.

Published

2021-11-24

How to Cite

Mehmood, Q., Hashim, H. T., Qais, Z., Ramadhan, M. A., & Varney, J. (2021). The ethical issues in COVID-19 vaccine distribution: A major public health challenge. Razi International Medical Journal, 1(2). Retrieved from https://rimj.org/pubs/index.php/journal/article/view/29

Issue

Section

LETTER TO EDITOR(S)