Coronavirus Drug Trial on Volunteer Military Personnel Resumes Following Ethics Concerns

May 6, 2020

(Australian Broadcasting Co) – A COVID-19 drug trial involving Australian military personnel and frontline health workers has resumed following complaints by some ethics committee members, who were initially sidelined from the trial’s approval process. The Australian Defence Force [ADF] Malaria and Infectious Diseases Institute has been conducting a study to see whether anti-malaria drug chloroquine is effective in stopping people from contracting coronavirus.