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09/19/2020

Ethical or exploitative—should prisoners participate in COVID-19 vaccine trials?

External Link - Source: Science

“Prisoners have a heavy burden of COVID-19…but prisoners have also been excluded from the trials out of concern that they might be coerced into participating or exploited if they do.” Efficacious interventions are crucial for vulnerable populations. The debate on whether or not to include prisoners in vaccine trials relies heavily on current knowledge of vaccine effects and the populations at risk.

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