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There are 2 comments on Rationing, Data, and the Ethics of Our Decisions

  1. Amanda, thank you for this beautiful tribute to my late husband, Bill Bicknell. He taught you, and you learned, well. During this pandemic I think of him so often and imagine how interested—and engaged— he would be in all that’s happening. You honor, and carry on, his legacy of cutting through all the noise and nonsense to get to the point: Public Health is the art and science of deciding who dies, when, and with what degree of misery. Jane Hale

  2. I am one of the boys who ate the melons; obviously, I knew Dr. Bill very well. Just last night, I was watching talking heads debating some portion of how to deal with the current pandemic; I thought to myself “Jesus F-ng Christ” (another of his favorite bon mots) what I want to hear is my no horseshit father getting in his two cents worth. Thank you for remembering his words in today’s world.

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