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February-B 2021, Volume 71, Issue 2


Medical and ethical issues related to COVID-19 vaccine

Mulazim Hussain Bukhari

The current COVID-19 vaccine research and development raises many medical and ethical questions which have to be addressed by all stakeholders. No doubt, it is the need of the day to overcome the pandemic, but the importance of research ethics has to be maintained. The safety and well-being of research subjects must be protected, especially that of the vulnerable group. The approval of the Ethics committee before implementing the research and consent of the population is mandatory.



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