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Is it morally permissible for healthcare workers to stop working if they lack protective equipment?

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Duration: 0:12:48 | Added: 23 Apr 2020
Katrien Devolder interviews Udo Schüklenk.

In the UK, more than 100 health and social care workers have died of Covid-19. Some of these deaths could have been prevented if these workers would have had better access to personal protective equipment (PPE). But there is a shortage. Do health and social workers have a moral obligation to continue to work if they lack access to PPE? Katrien Devolder Talks to Udo Schüklenk, professor of philosophy at Queen’s University, about this important issue.

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