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Robert M. Veatch

  • Clinical Trials vs. Right to Try: Ethical Use of Chloroquine for Covid-19

    Posted on April 29, 2020

    Double-blind randomized clinical trials are the gold standard for answering the scientific question of whether a drug produces any effect, positive or negative, in Covid-19 patients. But is rational for a patient to choose to try a drug such as chloroquine for Covid-19 outside of a trial? Some patients may correctly hold that they have little to lose.