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More Information on Ethics and Clinical Trials

Testimony Before the FDA Pediatric Ethics Subcommittee of the Pediatric Advisory Committee

September 9, 2013

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Pre-event clinical trials in children testing greater-than-minimal-risk experimental medical countermeasures against unlikely exposures to various biologic or chemical agents, such as the proposed clinical trial involving exposure of children to the anthrax vaccine, are unethical and should not be permitted by the Food and Drug Administration or the Department of Health and Human Services.

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