Ethics and SARS: lessons from Toronto

BMJ. 2003 Dec 6;327(7427):1342-4. doi: 10.1136/bmj.327.7427.1342.


The SARS epidemic showed how easy it is for infectious diseases to spread round the world. Ethical as well as clinical issues need to be resolved to improve the response to the next epidemic

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Communicable Disease Control / methods
  • Confidentiality
  • Decision Making
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Ontario / epidemiology
  • Professional Practice / ethics
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome / epidemiology*