Treatment and vaccine research and development during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kristie Auman-Bauer
March 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic set the stage for research and development of new treatments and vaccines targeting the SARs-COV2 virus. Penn State College of Medicine faculty member Jennifer McCormick discusses randomized and placebo control trials and some of the ethical implications of placebo control trials in the context of vaccine development in this post.

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Last Updated March 19, 2021