The following articles were a reaction to our Call for Papers “COVID-19: Assessing Ethical Responses to the Pandemic

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Original Article – Free Access
The Perfect Moral Storm: Diverse ethical considerations in the COVID-19 pandemic
Vicki Xafis, G. Owen Schaefer, Markus Labude, Yujia Zhu and Li Yang Hsu
ABR June 2020 – 12(2): 65-83 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00125-3

Update – Free Access
The role of palliative medicine in ICU bed allocation in COVID-19: a joint position statement of the Singapore Hospice Council and the Chapter of Palliative Medicine Physicians
Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna, Han Yee Neo, Elisha Wan Ying Chia, Kuang Teck Tay, Noreen Chan, Patricia Soek Hui Neo, Cynthia Goh, Tan Ying Peh, Min Chiam, and James Alvin Yiew Hock Low
ABR June 2020 – 12(2): 205-211 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00128-0

Perspective – Free Access
COVID-19 pandemic: a litmus test of trust in the health system
Vijayaprasad Gopichandran, Sudharshini Subramaniam and Maria Jusler Kalsingh
ABR June 2020 – 12(2): 213-221 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00122-6

Perspective – Open Access
“What’s inconvenient for you, is life-saving for me”: How health inequities are playing out during the COVID-19 pandemic
Vicki Xafis
ABR June 2020 – 12(2): 223-234 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00119-1

Perspective – Open Access
COVID-19 super-spreaders: definitional quandaries and implications
Emma Cave
ABR June 2020 – 12(2): 235-242 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00118-2

Perspective – Open Access
Ethics Education for Successful Infectious Disease Control of COVID-19
Hannah YeeFen Lim
ABR June 2020 – 12(2): 243-251 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00124-4

Perspective – Free Access
Rationing in a Pandemic: Lessons from Italy
Lucia Craxì, Marco Vergano, Julian Savulescu, and Dominic Wilkinson
ABR Sep 2020 – 12(3): 325-330 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00127-1

Perspective – Free Access
Age Matters but it should not be used to Discriminate against the Elderly in Allocating Scarce Resources in the Context of COVID-19
Leniza de Castro-Hamoy, and Leonardo D. de Castro
ABR Sep 2020 – 12(3): 331-340 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00130-6

Perspective – Free Access
Vietnam’s Response to the Covid-19 Outbreak
Sanja Ivic
ABR Sep 2020 – 12(3): 341-347 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00134-2

Perspective – Free Access
Sharing Information on COVID-19: the ethical challenges in the Malaysian setting
Aimi Nadia Mohd Yusof, Muhamad Zaid Muuti, Lydia Aiseah Ariffin, and Mark Kiak Min Tan
ABR Sep 2020 – 12(3): 349-361 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00132-4

Original Article – Free Access
Redefining Reciprocity in Quarantine: Examples from the Digital Landscapes of Wuhan’s COVID-19 TikToks and Video Diaries
Yanping Ni, Morris Fabbri, Chi Zhang, and Kearsley A. Stewart
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 435-457 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00150-2

Original Article – Open Access
Fail to Prepare and You Prepare to Fail: The Human Rights Consequences of the UK Government’s Inaction during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Rhiannon Frowde, Edward S. Dove, and Graeme T. Laurie
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 459-480 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00151-1

Perspective – Open Access
An analysis of the ethics of lockdown in India
Meghna Ann Arunachalam, and Aarti Halwai
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 481-489 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00133-3

Perspective – Free Access
The Infectious Diseases Act and Resource Allocation in Times of Pandemic in Bangladesh
Md. Sanwar Siraj, Rebecca Susan Dewey, and A.S.M. Firoz Ul Hassan
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 491-502 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00149-9

Perspective – Free Access
COVID-19 Lockdowns: A Public Mental Health Ethics Perspective
Daisy Cheung, and Eric C. Ip
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 503-510 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00144-0

Perspective – Free Access
Disability Discrimination, Medical Rationing and COVID-19
Bo Chen, and Donna Marie McNamara
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 511-518 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00147-x

Perspective – Free Access
Epistemic ignorance, poverty and the COVID-19 pandemic
Cristian Timmermann
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 519-527 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00140-4

Perspective – Free Access
Paediatric Palliative Care during COVID-19 pandemic: a Malaysian perspective
Lee Ai Chong, Erwin J. Khoo, Azanna Ahmad Kamar, and Hui Siu Tan
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 529-537 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00142-2

Perspective – Free Access
Socio-Ethical Dimension of COVID–19 Prevention Mechanism—The triumph of Care ethics
Charles Biradzem Dine
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 539-550 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00143-1

Student Voices – Free Access
COVID-19 and its Challenges for the Healthcare System in Pakistan
Atiqa Khalid, and Sana Ali
ABR Dec 2020 – 12(4): 551-564 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00139-x

Original Paper – Open Access
COVID-19: Against a Lockdown Approach
Steven R. Kraaijeveld
ABR June 2021 – 13(2) – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00154-y

Original Paper – Open Access
COVID-19 Pandemic, Transparency, and “Polidemic” in the Republic of Korea
Cheol Kang, and Ilhak Lee
ABR June 2021 – 13(2) – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00164-4

Perspective – Free Access
Ethical Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic—Lessons from Sri Lanka
Dineshani Hettiarachchi, Nafeesa Noordeen, Chanpika Gamakaranage, E.A. Rumesh Buddhika D. Somarathne, and Saroj Jayasinghe
ABR June 2021 – 13(2) – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00153-z

Perspective – Open Access
The Possibility/Impossibility of Ethical Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic: a Philosophical Reflection
Shining Star Lyngdoh
ABR June 2021 – 13(2) – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00168-0

Student Voices – Free Access
Is COVID-19 Immune to Misinformation? A Brief Overview
Sana Ali, Atiqa Khalid, and Erum Zahid
ABR June 2021 – 13(2) – doi: 10.1007/s41649-020-00155-x

Original Paper – Open Access
Reciprocal Trust as an Ethical Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hui Yun Chan
ABR 2021 – 13 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00174-2