Title

The Exclusion of Older Persons From Vaccine and Treatment Trials for Coronavirus Disease 2019-Missing the Target

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Emergency Medicine; School of Medicine; Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, MD/PhD Program

Publication Date

2020-09-28

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Clinical Trials | Epidemiology | Geriatrics | Health Services Administration | Infectious Disease | Patient Safety | Virus Diseases

Abstract

This cross-sectional study evaluates the risk of exclusion for older adults in randomized clinical trials for treatment and vaccine interventions in coronavirus disease 2019.

Keywords

oronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19, randomized clinical trials, vaccine trials, older adults, exclusion

DOI of Published Version

10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.5084

Source

Helfand BKI, Webb M, Gartaganis SL, Fuller L, Kwon CS, Inouye SK. The Exclusion of Older Persons From Vaccine and Treatment Trials for Coronavirus Disease 2019-Missing the Target. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Sep 28:e205084. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.5084. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32986099; PMCID: PMC7522773. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

JAMA internal medicine

Comments

Funding/Support: Supported in part by Grant R24AG054259 (Inouye) from the National Institute on Aging and T32GM107000 (Helfand) Training Program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

32986099

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