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Science  24 Sep 2010:
Vol. 329, Issue 5999, pp. 1601-1602
DOI: 10.1126/science.1189753

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Worst Case Bioethics Death, Disaster, and Public Health by George J. Annas Oxford University Press, New York, 2010. 359 pp. $39.95, £27.50. ISBN 9780195391732.


Annas argues that the use of worst-case scenarios often distorts bioethics debates: restricting the options, justifying human rights abuses, or decreasing equality and social justice.