- Eye Opening
Coronavirus mitigation exacts a high price. Businesses close. People self-isolate. Schools and churches shutter amid mass unemployment and an impending recession. At some point, kids must go back to school, businesses reopen and life begin again. Americans, like people in other affected countries, must find the difficult balance between preventing COVID-19 deaths and repairing damage to the economy and to daily life. In this ethics panel discussion from The New York Times Magazine, bioethicist Zeke Emanuel and other experts raise powerful and difficult moral questions.
About the Author
Emily Bazelon, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, moderated this panel discussion.