Ethical Issues In Ebola

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3.3 Health care workers
Health workers, desperately needed on the Ebola frontline, have been worst hit by the disease because they are in close physical contact with patients. There are not enough protective suits, particularly in remote areas, and there are risks of coming into contact with the virus when the suit is taken off, unless it has been thoroughly disinfected while still worn.
Limited health workers to do the trail.
Besides the debates among government and research institutes, there are also controversies towards health care workers on whether they should be firstly injected with the vaccine.

Some people hold a affirmative alltitude towards the debate. The reasons are as follows. First, as mentioned above, Ebola epidemic is severe because it is so easy to get infected as well as the high mortality rates(Donovan, G. K. (2014).). In this situation, health care workers are the closest also most dangerous to face the viruses, so they should be treated first in order to minimize the spread of disease and also protect the exclusive entire organization which can resist the epidemic. Second, in the early stage of the epidemic, no tested or approved
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In the present situation of perceived impotence and absence of reliable estimates about the real efficacy of present medical interventions, no guarantee exists that the efficacy and safety of the new therapies can be assessed without a comparable control group. The patients had rights to receive safety, at least no adverse effects’ therapy. Moreover, the well-designed RCTs ensured that all patients can receive the best feasible care as recommended by WHO. The RCT currently was standard supportive care, which was rehydration with oral or intravenous fluids to replace fluids and electrolytes and treatment of specific symptoms. If we were keep to approaching the untested drugs in an uncontrolled way, we may never know whether seriouser circumstance

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