The danger of DIY vaccines

28 August 2020 Vol 369, Issue 6507


The danger of DIY vaccines
By Arthur L. Caplan, Alison Bateman-House
Science28 Aug 2020 : 1035
The world needs to trust science if vaccines are to prove useful, particularly those being developed to combat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). That is what makes the recent appearance of highly visible “do-it-yourself” (DIY) vaccine research so morally troubling. It’s an obstacle to securing this trust.