Getting through together: Ethical values for a pandemic

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Getting through together: Ethical values for a pandemic

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Whangaparāoa Reception centre
The Whangaparāroa Reception Centre where people are being held in quarantine

PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERT - UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO

Ruth Cunningham, Charlotte Paul, Andrew Moore

Public health responses to infectious diseases such as COVID-19 require us to draw on our common humanity and be explicit about our values. Recognisin

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Am I the only GP in the country seeing a lot of  younger people with malaise, unproductive coughs, fevers and at least 3 of which had pneumonia clinically - 2 proven on CXR?

If  you  are  starting to  see  an upswing in ? viral  pneumonias  do a  respiratory   virus   swab. The  corona  virus   positive swab I  got  last  year helped  clarify   who  to  send to hospital  and what the  time and symptom  course  was .