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The Home Run Approach

Some scientists argue we should intentionally infect volunteers with the coronavirus to get a vaccine sooner. How would it work?
May 19, 2020

The Home Run Approach

Some scientists argue we should intentionally infect volunteers with the coronavirus to get a vaccine sooner. How would it work?

Guests:

Lehua Gray, Challenge Trial Volunteer

Seema Shah, JD, Associate Director of Research Ethics, Lurie Children’s Hospital

Zeb Jamrozik, MD, PhD, Monash Bioethics Centre

Anna Durbin, MD, Professor of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Learn more about human challenge trials and read the transcript: https://tradeoffs.org/2020/05/19/challenge-trials

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