Coronavirus Update: Big Trials, New Vaccine Platforms, And Fake Chloroquine In Africa
In addition to our daily in-depth coverage of key events relating to the coronavirus, we’re bringing you a periodic round-up of other pandemic developments. This edition covers events at the national and EU level.
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The coronavirus pandemic could be a turning point for master protocol and platform trial designs, but clear guidance and coordination are still needed.
There is much talk around the importance of clinical trials in finding new treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 patients, but observational studies in clinical practice also have a vital role to play, including the impact on pregnant women.