S&T: April 7th 2020 – “Ethical dilemma: Should we allow people to volunteer to be deliberately infected with coronavirus to substantially accelerate vaccine development?”

Dominic Cummings recently tweeted: “J Phillips, a brilliant young neuroscientist I recruited to no10, argued for immediate Human Challenge Trials, as did others. We were *far* too slow to listen to such advice. The science ‘misfits’ who urged this early were clearly right, the ‘ethicists’ disastrously wrong” Below is a blog post I wrote April … Continue reading S&T: April 7th 2020 – “Ethical dilemma: Should we allow people to volunteer to be deliberately infected with coronavirus to substantially accelerate vaccine development?”