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Published: 2020-09-19

Research ethics challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic: what should and what should not be done

Urology section at King Abdulaziz Hospital, Makkah- Saudi Arabia
COVID-19 pandemic, Ethic Committee approval, Article, Saudi Arabia


This article is directed primarily at how clinical trials can be ethically conducted in the midst of the current global COVID-19 pandemic. We explain why ethical issues are more complicated than they once were. Furthermore, we discuss the relevant parties` roles in protecting participants` rights and in keeping basic research ethics of justice, respect, equity, and beneficence strongly implemented on the ground.



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Katib AA. Research ethics challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic: what should and what should not be done. jidhealth [Internet]. 2020 Sep. 19 [cited 2022 Nov. 27];3(Special1):185-7. Available from: