WHO’s malaria vaccine study represents a “serious breach of international ethical standards”
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DescriptionAssociate editor, Dr. Peter Doshi, discusses WHO’s research study of the malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, involving 720,000 children in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi. Several bioethicists have raised concerns regarding informed consent of parents and known adverse effects of the vaccine.
CitationDoshi, P. (2020). WHO's Malaria Vaccine Study Represents "Serious Breach of International Ethical Standards". BMJ, 268:mm734 doi: 10.1136/bmj.m734
Keywordcluster randomized study
World Health Organization