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

How COVID broke the evidence pipeline, read by Benjamin Thompson

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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doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-01597-5

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