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COVID Vaccine Research & Deployment: Reconciling Speed & Safety

COVID Controversies

COVID Vaccine Research & Deployment: Reconciling Speed & Safety

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COVID-19 vaccine research presents major challenges as researchers seek to balance speed and safety. Join us for an online discussion of the ethical issues related to trial design, challenge trials with deliberate infection of research participants, what proof of safety and efficacy the Food & Drug Administration should require, global coordination of vaccine development, and equitable distribution. This webinar is free and open to the public. 

Aug 28 webinar Panel

We want to hear from you! Please submit questions before or during the presentation to We will be monitoring our email account and will share questions with the moderator as they are received. Join the conversation by using #COVID19ethics

Additional webinars in this series will be scheduled throughout fall 2020 and spring 2021. Registration information and video will be posted to the Consortium on Law and Values website as it becomes available. 

The webinar series is co-sponsored by the University of Minnesota's Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), Office of Academic Clinical Affairs (OACA), and Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP).


Friday, August 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm