To stigmatise or not to stigmatise – Should we publicly identify possible carriers of MRSA (methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus)?

Professor Søren Holm invites us to consider the ethical challenges facing the Danish public health authorities in tackling MRSA Stigmatising somebody is a bad thing to do. It marks them out as ‘other’ and links them to negative stereotypes and characteristics, and may...

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