Ethically Allocating COVID-19 Drugs Via Pre-approval Access and Emergency Use Authorization

  title={Ethically Allocating COVID-19 Drugs Via Pre-approval Access and Emergency Use Authorization},
  author={Jamie Webb and Lesha D. Shah and Holly Fernandez Lynch},
  journal={The American Journal of Bioethics},
  pages={17 - 4}
Abstract Allocating access to unapproved COVID-19 drugs available via Pre-Approval Access pathways or Emergency Use Authorization raises unique challenges at the intersection of clinical care and research. In conditions of scarcity, prioritization approaches should minimize harm, maximize benefit, and promote fairness. To promote continued data collection, patients seeking access to unproven COVID-19 drugs should receive lower priority for allocation when they decline to participate in clinical… 

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