COVID-19 and collective responsibility: a lesson from the smallpox outbreak in Moscow in 1960

  • Yana Grantovna Grigoryan ORCID Mail Associate Professor, Department of Humanities, The I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University), Moscow, Russia
  • Nikolay N. Krylov ORCID Professor, Department of Humanities, The IM Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
Keywords:
History of medicine; Ethics; Smallpox; Epidemic; Russia.

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Published
2020-12-28
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Grigoryan Y, Krylov N. COVID-19 and collective responsibility: a lesson from the smallpox outbreak in Moscow in 1960. J Med Ethics Hist Med. 13.
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