Comment in Nature Medicine

Remove obstacles to sharing health data with researchers outside of the European Union

Authors: Heidi Beate Bentzen, Rosa Castro, Robin Fears, George Griffin, Volker ter Meulen and Giske Ursin

Abstract: COVID-19 has shown that international collaborations and global data sharing are essential for health research, but legal obstacles are preventing data sharing for non–pandemic-related research among public researchers across the world, with potentially damaging effects for citizens and patients.

Published online on 2 August 2021

DOI: doi.org/10.1038/s41591-021-01460-0

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