Daniela wrote a new post, Global Quickies: Bad Judgement, Catholic Antivaxxers, and a Dictator’s Quest for Longevity, on the site Skepchick 5 years, 7 months ago
Dr Adadevoh is being widely praised for helping prevent a more devastating Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, now declared free of the virus. She diagnosed and kept in the hospital a Liberian ebola patient who […]
Well, the girl has a point. No, not about rejecting mainstream medicine. What I mean is, she has a point about consent (which, of course, forcing her to take chemo would be a violation of). Though making Indians look like fools in the process is bad.
Seems like a pretty cut-and-dried case of medical ethics. Something like vaccines, where noncompliance is demonstrably harmful to others as well, is far muddier, yet we still bend head-over-heels to accommodate antivaxxers.