Creating a Framework for Conducting Randomized Clinical Trials during Disease Outbreaks

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Creating a Framework for Conducting Randomized Clinical Trials during Disease Outbreaks

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Conducting trials of novel interventions during infectious disease emergencies, such as the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, is increasingly recognized as important for determining the efficacy of potential vaccines and therapies.

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2020-04-02

Citation

Dean, Natalie E., Pierre-Stéphane Gsell, Ron Brookmeyer, Forrest W. Crawford, Christl A. Donnelly, Susan S. Ellenberg, Thomas R. Fleming, M. Elizabeth Halloran, Peter Horby, Thomas Jaki, Philip R. Krause, Ira M. Longini, Sabue Mulangu, Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, Martha C. Nason, Peter G. Smith, Rui Wang, Ana M. Henao-Restrepo, and Victor De Gruttola. 2020. "Creating a Framework for Conducting Randomized Clinical Trials during Disease Outbreaks." New England Journal of Medicine 382 (14):1366-9.

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