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The Department of Health-Abu Dhabi has temporarily suspended the licence of a doctor working in the emirate and referred him to interrogation after he appeared in a video during which he revealed details of his participation in the clinical phase trials of the COVID-19 vaccine and the results of his immunological tests.
This doctor by doing such an act, he offended the legislation in force in the country. It was an explicit violation of the experimental protocol and confidentiality agreements, the DoH-Abu Dhabi said.
The clinical trials are conducted in accordance with health legislation and within strict procedures that follow all international protocols. And as any scientific research study, all the participants are subject to confidentiality agreements and only the responsible party may disclose any details related to them.
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