Hail and Farewell
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Over the last 3 years, the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (JBI) has been gradually building up a team of specialist Associate Editors. With this issue we welcome one more into the fold: Michael Selgelid has been appointed Associate Editor for Biosecurity, Biosurveillance and Infectious Diseases. He is currently Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics and the Menzies Centre for Health Policy at the Australian National University. Dr Selgelid’s research fills an important lacuna in contemporary bioethics surrounding the ethics of infectious diseases . His involvement will help make future issues of the JBImore relevant for bioethics in the developing world where infectious diseases remain the leading causes of human death and suffering. Selgelid’s work is no less relevant to post-industrial societies which are increasingly aware of both the persistent threat of pandemic illness, and the potential security threats posed by knowledge and expertise...
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