Serious violations in Covaxin trial in Bhopal show nothing has changed since the egregious HPV vaccine trial

The Covaxin phase-3 clinical trial in Bhopal shows that nothing much has changed even more than a decade since the highly controversial HPV vaccine trial in Andhra Pradesh wherein 23,500 girls were vaccinated without a proper informed consent. There is evidence that the trial in Bhopal has serious ethical violations of informed consent and medical … Continue reading Serious violations in Covaxin trial in Bhopal show nothing has changed since the egregious HPV vaccine trial

Explainer: Why is China laying down gene editing rules?

Dr. He’s experiment violates the 2003 guidelines that prohibits the use of gene-manipulated embryos for reproductive purposes. China has posted the draft regulation requiring researchers to obtain prior approval from the government before undertaking clinical trials. It is now all set to introduce the gene-editing regulation. In a bid to make babies immune to infection … Continue reading Explainer: Why is China laying down gene editing rules?