The Moral Imperative to Include Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials of Interventions for COVID-19

Annals of Internal Medicine
17 November 2020 Volume 173, Issue 10
http://annals.org/aim/issue

 

Ideas and Opinions
The Moral Imperative to Include Pregnant Women in Clinical Trials of Interventions for COVID-19
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Isabelle Malhamé, MD, MSc, Rohan D’Souza, MD, PhD, and Matthew P. Cheng, MDCM
Although the number of clinical trials of interventions for COVID-19 is increasing, many exclude pregnant women or do not address pregnancy. This commentary discusses why pregnant women should be included in these trials.