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Why deliberately infecting healthy young volunteers with COVID-19 virus can be done ethically

Article content continued We do allow people to volunteer for things that carry risk The “first, do no harm” principle doesn’t necessarily apply here, Attaran said. “Trials are experimentation. They’re not intended with the same goal as routine treatment in medicine.” The better analogy is firefighters, he said. “With firefighters you recruit people who are… Read More »

Kids with asymptomatic coronavirus infections may shed virus for weeks, scientists say

Jessica Renteria pushes a stroller with her two children to the Los Angeles Zoo as it reopens on August 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California after shutting down on March 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic. – The reopening of the Zoo will see online reservations, a limited capacity, required facial coverings and enhanced cleaning… Read More »