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Vaccine Hunt: Is Injecting Human Volunteers With COVID-19 Ethical?

In the race to find a vaccine for COVID-19, an ethical debate is brewing over whether it's justifiable to deliberately infect healthy volunteers with the disease in the hopes of achieving a scientific breakthrough sooner, according to the South China Morning Post. And while consenting adults should be allowed to take whatever risks they want, there's a known unknown regarding this relatively new illness - namely, why do most people who contract coronavirus range from asymptomatic to 'worst flu of my life,' only to fully recover, while others - known as 'long haulers' - remain ill for months, experiencing 'waves' of debilitating symptoms with no end in sight. Read more....


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