COVID-19 Therapeutic Trials: Investigators Should Join Forces Rather Than Conduct Single Site Studies
‘Treacherous combination’ of small clinical trials, lagging enrollment, unreported results and uncompleted trials is hindering COVID-19 research, former FDA Commissioner Califf says. Yale professor calls for a ‘Manhattan Project’ around knowledge and a change in the academic star system.
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