Clinical trials are a cornerstone of drug development, providing scientific evidence on the safety and efficacy of novel pharmaceutical compounds. While traditional trials have effectively served their purpose until now, the ongoing pandemic has forced researchers to think of alternatives. Hence the virtual clinical trial was born. Subhajit Hazra, a Freelance Medical Writer aims to review this new concept of clinical trials while shedding light upon practical
challenges that we face as we navigate our way towards the new normal.