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Research Study - New Vaccine

What kind of research study would you suggest using if a new vaccine needed to be tested to confirm its effectiveness? Please explain.

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I would suggest a clinical trial because of the care and treatment of the human subjects.

Although there are many definitions of clinical trials, they are generally considered to be biomedical or health-related research studies in human beings that follow a pre-defined protocol. Clinical Trials includes both interventional and observational types of studies. Interventional studies are those in which the research subjects are assigned by the investigator to a treatment or other intervention, and their outcomes are measured. Observational studies are those in which individuals are observed and their outcomes are measured by the investigators.

Participants in clinical trials can play a more active role in their own health care, gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available, and help others by contributing to medical research.

hat are the benefits and risks of participating in a clinical trial?


Clinical trials that are well-designed and well-executed are the best approach for eligible participants to:

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