Ebola Needs One Bioethics

Ethics, Policy and Environment 18 (1):96-102 (2015)

Paul B. Thompson
Michigan State University
Monica List
Michigan State University
Bioethics coverage of the recent Ebola outbreak neglected the ethical issues associated with aspects of the outbreak having environmental significance. The neglect of environmental dimensions is symptomatic of the way that the current institutionalization of bioethics as a field of inquiry separates medical and environmental expertise. As visionaries who are recognizing the need for better integration of human and veterinary medicine with environmental health are starting to call for “One Health”, it is now time to recognize the need for “One Bioethics.”
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