TABLE 3-1Ethical Guidelines in Pandemic Influenza

General Ethical Considerations
Identification of clear planning goals
Commitment to transparency
Public engagement and involvement
Maximizing of preparedness
Sound guidelines based on best available scientific evidence
Global involvement and cooperation
Balancing of individual liberty and community interest
Diversity in ethical decision making
Fair process (procedural justice)

SOURCE: CDC (2007).

From: 3, Strategies for Disease Containment

Cover of Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Pandemic Disease
Ethical and Legal Considerations in Mitigating Pandemic Disease: Workshop Summary.
Institute of Medicine (US) Forum on Microbial Threats.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2007.
Copyright © 2007, National Academy of Sciences.

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