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Ira W. DeCamp Bioethics Seminar (Princeton University)

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Are lockdowns justified? Evaluating the costs and benefits

Online

In several countries, lockdowns have reduced the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and thereby of deaths from COVID-19. Despite this, they have been controversial.  Some claim that they violate basic rights or freedoms.  This seminar will focus on a different objection: do the benefits of lockdowns outweigh the costs?  Asking that question leads to others: […]