Audio long-read: How COVID exposed flaws in evidence-based medicine

A deluge of trials has stress-tested the systems that produce evidence.

Around the world, researchers have raced to test therapies to treat COVID-19. The speed and urgency of this task has revealed both the weaknesses in the collection and use of research-based evidence, and how well-run trials have helped save lives.

This is an audio version of our feature: How COVID broke the evidence pipeline


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