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21 Aug 2018

A Hypothetical: An Ethical Dilemma

In the final episode our panel is faced with the question – what do you do when faced with a disease that changes a community’s desire for monogamous relationships? Should you vaccinate against promiscuity?

 

In this episode, in speaking order:

  • Dr Julian Druce, Virus Identification Laboratory Head, Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory, Doherty Institute
  • Professor Kit Fairley, Director, Melbourne Sexual Health Clinic
  • Dr Mike Catton, Medical Virologist, Director, Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory, Doherty Institute
  • Professor Fabienne Mackay, Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Melbourne, Doherty Institute
  • Professor Julian Savulescu, Philosopher and Bioethicist, Oxford University
  • Dr Katherine Gibney, Infectious Diseases Physician and Medical Epidemiologist, Doherty Institute
  • Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Health Officer, Australian Government

 

If you missed out on earlier episdoes, view the full panel discussion via the links below: 

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