Safety Over Sensitivity I disagree with Jens Flottau’s conclusion in his commentary “Flight 9525 Lessons” (AW&ST April 13-26, p. 17). He writes: “Everybody has a right to have illnesses treated confidentially by doctors. Maybe what will be left is a recognition that not everything can be prevented even in the best of circumstances.” But certain illnesses or conditions should automatically be relayed to employers or relevant authorities—especially ...


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