Principles in the Nuremberg Code Are Compatible with Vaccination

June 1, 2020

(AFP) -Facebook and Instagram posts shared thousands of times claim that vaccines directly violate the Nuremberg Code, a set of research ethics principles for human experimentation established after World War II. This claim is false; medical ethics and legal experts said the principles, named after the Nuremberg trials, are compatible with vaccination. “Vaccines are in direct violation of the Nuremberg Code,” a flyer photographed and shared on Facebook in Canada on May 25, 2020 warns.