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McMaster researcher contributes to WHO guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine testing

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As laboratories worldwide have raced to develop COVID-19 vaccines, ethicists and other experts, including McMaster’s Claudia Emerson, have been working urgently to establish World Health Organization guidelines for testing the efficacy of vaccines using human challenge studies – clinical trials where healthy human volunteers are given a test vaccine and then infected with the pandemic virus.

The guidelines were issued May 7 in a document that emphasizes the importance of minimizing risk and maximizing public trust if such tests are deemed necessary…..

https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/mcmaster-researcher-contributes-to-who-guidelines-for-covid-19-vaccine-testing/

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