EDPB: Guidelines 03/2020 on the processing of data concerning health for the purpose of scientific research in the context ofthe COVID-19 outbreak (.pdf)

« (…) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are currently great scientific research efforts in the fight againsttheSARS-CoV-2in order to produce research results as fast as possible.2. At the same time, legal questions concerning the use of health data pursuant to Article 4(15) GDPR for such research purposes keep arising. The present guidelines aim to shed light on the most urgent of these questions such as the legal basis, the implementation of adequate safeguards for such processing of health data and the exercise of the data subject rights. (…) »

source > edpb.europa.eu, 21 avril 2020