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  1. Is it reasonable for the government to allow fast-track approval of drugs like AZT? What are the benefits and draw-backs of such a practice?

  2. Would you be willing to participate in a clinical trial for a drug with known side-effects and untested benefits?

  3. The first controlled experiments of vaccines for the HIV virus are now beginning. Would you be willing to participate in such a program? What would you want to know before volunteering?



Learn how to use gopher to access articles about current issues in statistics. Pick a topic that interests you, do some research using gopher, and report on your findings.

As usual, record in your journal your response to topics discussed in class and to other issues connected with the course.

Homework due Thursday 15 April

Read Chapters 3 and 4 of FPPA, and do the following review exercises: 1,3,6,10,11 of Chapter 3, and 2,4,5,11 of Chapter 4.
Tue Jun 28 15:24:59 EDT 1994