Purpose: In 2020, a sudden epidemic swept the world. After the outbreak, whether it is the country, researchers, or citizens, they have made different choices in different environments. Some practices have enabled the epidemic to control effectively, while others have been counterproductive. This article tried to show the virtue approach to handle COVID-19 situation in an ethical way to solve social issues with each human being’s desirable character. After that, to convert human virtue to social value of living and add some new virtues on them. Method: This article analyzes the country, researchers, and residents through four parts: transparency, trust, endurance, and prudence. Furthermore, humans need new virtues in the post-COVID-19 era. With this division, this article tries to explain the connections and differences between each parts as a virtue in detail. Each virtues are explained in view of policy makers, researchers, citizens. After that, comprehensive evaluation on each virtues itself and the relationships among each participants. Results: This article explains the impact and effect of transparency, trust, endurance, and prudence on the country, researchers, and citizens through four parts. It finds that transparency, trust, endurance, and prudence are human virtues. In the period before the epidemic is over, both the country and the people need four virtues. Moreover, these virtues have some implications for application AI technology. Conclusion: When a country possesses the four virtues, it will guarantee the rights to life and health of its people as a prerequisite. And these four virtues could also apply to the field of artificial intelligence under the epidemic First, users of smart robots need to accept various terms before they can use it. Second, humans and robots need to establish mutual trust. Third, Designers should not add violent algorithms to robotics to turn them into killing machines.
6. Conclusion and Some Implications for Application AI Technology