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Real-world evidence has been generating a stir in the world of drug development — and now, some of its boosters believe it may even have a role to play in the fight against Covid-19.

An increasingly pervasive buzzword, real-world evidence is fueled by data that gets collected outside of the controlled setting of a clinical trial to assess the safety and effectiveness of a medication. That could be data from records of insurance payouts, electronic health record systems, a patient registry, a wearable device, or social media.

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  • Extremely disappointing since nothing was mentioned about hydrochloroquine off-label use nor remdesevir expedited approval as they are both so critically needed during our current coronavirus crisis even wglhen there are plenty of real world data and case studies right now!
    I also consider Carolyn as narrow minded and myopic since all of what she said clearly does not include real world dsts outside of USA!

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