Vaccine trials were run to the highest regulatory standards says Icon drug trials leader

Dr Nuala Murphy, president of clinical research at the Dublin HQ of drug testing giant Icon says she will be ‘absolutely’ taking the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine

20th December, 2020
Vaccine trials were run to the highest regulatory standards says Icon drug trials leader
Vile of the vaccine as around 150 Healthcare workers are vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: Getty

The Irish scientist who led the phase 3 clinical trial on the Covid-19 vaccine has said no corners were cut in carrying out the key scrutiny on the drug.

Dr Nuala Murphy, president of clinical research services at Dublin-headquartered drug-testing giant Icon, told the Business Post that the process met all the standards required by phase 3 trials and that it was speeded up by ongoing engagement with health authorities. Icon engaged 1,000 of its staff...

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