New York Times: Researchers Debate Infecting People on Purpose to Test Coronavirus Vaccines

New York Times: Researchers Debate Infecting People on Purpose to Test Coronavirus Vaccines. “Challenge trials have been used to test vaccines for typhoid, cholera, malaria and other diseases. For malaria, volunteers have stuck their arms into chambers full of mosquitoes to be bitten and infected. But there were so-called rescue medicines to cure those who got sick. There is no cure for Covid-19. For both ethical and practical reasons, the idea of challenge trials for a coronavirus vaccine has provoked fierce debate.”

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