RECOVERY Coronavirus Study ‘Will Attract Global Players To UK’
1,000 Patients Recruited In 132 Hospitals
A randomized COVID-19 study spanning the whole of the UK could help to bolster the UK’s reputation as a location for future clinical trials. It is also being seen partly as the result of the UK regulator's "decisive action" in fast-tracking trials for potential COVID-19 therapies.
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