Public Health and Privacy in the Pandemic
Am, J. Pub. Health 110(9):174-1175(2020).
2 Pages Posted: 20 Aug 2020
Date Written: September 1, 2020
In deciding whether to use certain health information technology in a pandemic, policymakers should analyze and apply the following criteria, which have been derived from principles commonly cited in the public health ethics literature related to public health powers generally and applied to privacy: (1) necessity and effectiveness; (2) proportionality and minimal infringement; (3) purpose limitations; and (4) justice.
Keywords: COVID-19, Pandemic, Privacy , Public Health
JEL Classification: K3, K32
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