Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética

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  • Observatorio de Bioética y Derecho
  • Cátedra UNESCO de Bioética
  • Universidad de Barcelona
  • Av. Diagonal 684
    Facultad de Derecho
  • 08034 Barcelona
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"COVID-19 human challenge studies: ethical issues"

29.05.2020
The Lancet Infectiuous Diseases

COVID-19 poses an extraordinary threat to global public health and an effective vaccine could provide a key means of overcoming this crisis. Human challenge studies involve the intentional infection of research participants and can accelerate  or  improve  vaccine  development  by  rapidly  providing  estimates  of  vaccine  safety  and  efficacy.