Ethical Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Correctional Facilities

JAMA
September 15, 2020, Vol 324, No. 11, Pages 1019-1116
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Ethical Considerations for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Correctional Facilities
Emily A. Wang, MD, MAS; Jonathan Zenilman, MD, PhD; Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD
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JAMA. 2020;324(11):1031-1032. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15589
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of studying coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine candidates in prisoners, and proposes a framework for considering how to include them safely, ethically, and without coercion in future phase 3 vaccine trials.