TB Matters More
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Tuberculosis (TB) is the second leading infectious cause of mortality worldwide and arguably the most important neglected topic in bioethics. This chapter: (1) explains the ethical importance of TB, (2) documents its neglect in bioethics discourse, (3) maps the terrain of ethical issues associated with TB, and (4) advocates a moderate pluralistic approach to ethical issues associated with TB.
KeywordsEthics infectious disease tuberculosis (TB) drug resistance quarantine health care access essential medications justice
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