Paying Participants in COVID-19 Trials

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 222, Issue 3, 1 August 2020
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/222/3

 

COVID-2019
Paying Participants in COVID-19 Trials
Emily A Largent, Holly Fernandez Lynch
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 222, Issue 3, 1 August 2020, Pages 356–361, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa284
Payment for research participation is ethically contentious even under ideal circumstances, and concerns about offering payment are likely to be heightened in the current pandemic. This article describes the role of payment in COVID-19 trials and highlights ethical considerations.