“Clarifying Fetal Tissue Policy Contradictions”

NCER Comments: NCER condemns the use of human fetal tissue from abortions in medical research as unethical for the following reasons: 1) Human embryos and fetuses are human beings in their earliest stages of development. 2) Every human being has a right to life and abortion constitutes the deliberate destruction of a prenatal human being. […]

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Update: Here’s what is known about Trump’s COVID-19 treatment

NCER Comments: Remdesivir is an antiviral drug developed and produced using ethical means. However, results have been weak in preventing both hospitalizations and death. Additionally, itʼs cost is exorbitant at $1,000 per treatment. What about the highly anticipated therapy known as Remdesivir? Is it an ethical and effective option in beating COVID-19?  An excerpt from a recently published [&...

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Antibody treatment Trump touts relied on testing with cells derived from fetal tissue

NCER Comments: Both ongoing studies and limited clinical use show promising results for REGN-CoV2 therapy. No aborted fetal tissue was used in the creation of Regeneronʼs COVID-19 and no fetal tissue is contained in the therapy. Two sources of antibodies were used: human and mice. The company has filed for “expanded access” from the FDA, and an Executive […]

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The Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research is a statewide advocate for biomedical research that promotes the life, dignity and rights of every human being at each developmental stage.

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