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OPINION
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 59-63

Clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic: Challenges of putting scientific and ethical principles into practice


Consultant-Clinical Research and Drug Development, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Arun Bhatt
303-4, Dheeraj Valley 3/C, Mohan Gokhale Road, Goregaon (East), Mumbai - 400 063, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/picr.PICR_77_20

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Global pandemic of COVID-19 is a serious unmet medical need requiring clinical research into effective therapies. Clinical trials during pandemics of infections face complex challenges of putting scientific and ethical principles into practice. Some of these issues – selection of investigational product and participants, study design, assessment of efficacy and safety, ethics review, informed consent and publication, sample size, and publications – require in-depth consideration in planning and implementation of clinical trials during pandemics.


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