Andrew Cuomo’s Covid-19 Nursing Home Fiasco Shows the Ethical Perils of Pandemic Policymaking
The ultimate ethics test for Cuomo’s actions should be whether his decision to withhold data was based on the public interest or his personal interest, said John Pelissero, a senior scholar at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.
“What appears to have come out is that the Cuomo administration made a politically expedient decision,” Pelissero said. “In doing so, for what appears to be political reasons, they failed to serve the public interest.”
John Pelissero, senior scholar at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics and Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago, quoted in Stat News.
Feb 26, 2021
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