Brazil: COVID-19 Research Protocols Must Be Reviewed by CONEP

February 27, 2020

Brazil’s National Research Ethics Commission (Comissão Nacional de Ética em Pesquisa (CONEP)) has issued a requirement that all coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) research protocols must go to CONEP for expedited review. This requirement will continue as long as the World Health Organization (WHO) designates COVID-19 as a global public health emergency.

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