Bioethicists Condemn DIY COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts

September 24, 2020

(ABC News) – Across the country, a small handful of scientists are brewing up their own homemade and unproven COVID-19 vaccines and giving them to friends, family and themselves. These scientists hail from disparate groups. Some are shadowy and anonymous, while others are highly organized and Ivy-league affiliated. “It’s actually simpler than most recipes in home cookbooks,” said Preston Estep, chief scientist and co-founder of a DIY effort backed by a Harvard geneticist.