Weighing the ethical aspects of the COVID-19 crisis

Other Side of 50

I very much appreciate the ethical framework and rigor the extended healthcare system is using to determine how to allocate limited resources during the pandemicThere’s no debating that seniors are most at risk during this pandemic. While COVID-19 deaths have spanned all age groups, the hardest hit has been the 65-and-older population, which accounts for over 80% of the U.S. death toll from the disease.
A friend offered her opinion that this pandemic may just be nature’s way of getting rid of th...

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