The Fraught Legality of DIY Covid-19 Vaccines

Experts call on the FDA to regulate DIY vaccines — and on citizen scientists to respect safety protocols

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In the science community, concerns are mounting over the efforts of some researchers to create and distribute do-it-yourself (DIY) Covid-19 vaccines. These are vaccines that have been developed by citizen…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.