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OHRP Guidance on Response to COVID-19
Read the OHRP Guidance on COVID-19 WATCH the recorded videocast on OHRP’s COVID-19 GuidanceRead the Effects of Disasters on Human Research Protections Programs Guidance Get a copy of the slides from the videocast presentationRead the FDA Guidance on Conduct of Clinical Trials of Medical Products during the COVID-19 Pandemic Read the Coronavirus Guidelines for AmericaRead the Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions Find information about FEMA Rumor ControlFind information about FEMA How You Can Help OHRP Correspondence: IRB Review of Protocol and Consent Changes in Cooperative Group Protocols
For additional relevant information about eConsent and HIPAA, see OHRP's Luminaries Lecture Series videos: "Use of eConsent in Human Subjects Research" and "Common Rule Revision: HIPAA Exemption 46.104(d)(4)(iii)"