China Will Always Be Bad at Bioethics – Foreign Policy
It’s no accident that the Chinese government is leading the world in medical advances — and in dangerous ethical lapses.
(…) the justification of individual sacrifice for the greater good is contrary to any principle-based bioethics framework. When Jesse Gelsinger died at the University of Pennsylvania as the first casualty of gene therapy in 1999, the tragedy halted this type of experimental treatment on humans for several years in the United States, and it still serves as a somber reminder for the medical community. Had the death occurred in China, it would most likely have been either covered up or turned into propaganda depicting Gelsinger as a national martyr.
le titre est affreux et l’article sans doute biaisé, mais aussi plein de bonnes questions et d’infos