The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the latest life-threatening disease affecting health and economic sectors worldwide. The ethical principles during the COVID-19 pandemic can be shaken because of distributive and social injustice, healthcare collapse, distress among healthcare workers, lack of confidentiality of personal data, development of strategies for exiting pandemics, isolation, mass vaccination and last, but not least, ethical principles of scientific studies during COVID-19. This overview article discusses the ethical issues raised during the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Keywords: ethics, COVID-19, pandemics.
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