Watching the video below would make any of us want to give the man relief and others like him too.
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It was first thought that DDT was the greatest thing ever invented because it saved so many lives by killing mosquitoes that were spreading malaria. Years later the EPA said it was one of the most horrific chemicals ever manufactured. Unintended consequences can be major. Maybe they could have found something safer. Maybe the way it happened is the only way it could have happened.
Is no clinical trials are performed, we are taking a big chance. If clinical-trials-and-clinical-studies are carried out, it makes it less of a coin toss, but, of course, their are also consequences for waiting.