Ethics Trade-Off Between Hazards Prevention and the Safeguard of Death Dignity During COVID-19

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Abstract

Urgent measures established to contain the transmission of COVID-19 and prevent biological hazards included very restrictive interventions on public Holy Masses and
funerals. Italy banned any burial procedure and the decision particularly affected both catholic and islamic communities. The dignity of death and the religious competence as cultural competence during COVID-19 epidemic represent important aspects of the epidemic preparedness. This article provides relevant considerations about the
topic from an ethical perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalOmega: Journal of Death and Dying
Early online date26 Aug 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2020

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