Medicine | As demand surges for drugs that could fight the coronavirus, some doctors are purchasing them—for themselves. Is that ethical?
by Charles Horton, M.D.
Posted 3/28/20, 02:38 pm
When vital medications are scarce, should doctors and medical workers get first dibs? A recent New York Times article highlighted state efforts to conserve the supply of drugs that could prove effective against the novel coronavirus—mainly hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug I wrote about last week.