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Anti-vivisection organisations around the globe are joining forces in a positive way – we are thanking the scientists that are fighting against COVID-19 without the use of animals! You can help by signing our thank you letter to those scientists by filling out the form on this page.
The scientists that are using valid and ethical models without animals are blazing a trail, forging a better scientific future for all of us. They deserve our thanks.
Join our urgent call to support COVID-19 researchers who are breaking the mould by using modern, animal-free research!
The letter you'll be adding your name to:
To the researchers conducting COVID-19 research without the use of animals,
As a supporter of the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society, I am writing to send a heartfelt thank you to you, the researchers and scientists who are embracing modern methods to accelerate COVID-19 research without the use and torture of animals.
Your institute has been recognized as using human-relevant research methods instead of using outdated and unreliable animal models. This is the most scientifically sound and ethical option due to the inherent cruelty and low success rate of animal-based research.
The National Institutes of Health indicates that approximately 95% of new drugs fail during research and development. According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, only 12% of investigative medicines entering human clinical trials are ultimately approved, despite progressing through animal trials beforehand. Additionally, animal research wastes billions of dollars every year in the United States alone.
Thank you for using resources wisely, for utilizing ethical research methods, and for leading the way forward with progressive, 21st-century research!
Institutes that will recieve this letter:
Find out more about the global coalition here.