Just a year ago, there was strong bipartisan support for government-imposed shutdown measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Over the months, that unified front splintered across Ohio and elsewhere, replaced by distrust, anger, fatigue, and disinformation. Suddenly, a host of ethical dilemmas emerged over face coverings, social distancing, and the vaccine.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, our weeklong series A Year of COVID looks at the moral and ethical complexities COVID-19 presents.
Jeffrey Seglin, director, Harvard Kennedy School Communications Program; author of syndicated ethics column, "The Right Thing"
Dominic Sisti, assistant professor, department of medical ethics, University of Pennsylvania
Glenn Ellis, health and wellness educator; visiting scholar, Tuskegee University's the National Bioethics Center