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Dr. Fauci: 'Good chance' we have COVID-19 vaccine by end of 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, made the remarks on April 27 while speaking to CNN.There are currently ten COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials, according to the World Health Organization.A new report warns that people who refuse to get vaccinated could jeopardize the success of a COVID-19 vaccine. The U.S. could have a vaccine for COVID-19 by the end of 2020, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectiou...
Tags: Health, Science, Cnn, Innovation, Food And Drug Administration, Disease, World Health Organization, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Cnbc, JAMA, Fauci, Gottlieb, National Institute of Allergy, Moderna Therapeutics, Scott Gottlieb


LA city attorney accuses Orange County company of selling fake coronavirus tests

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office is accusing a Huntington Beach-based business of falsely touting home-testing kits the company claimed could determine if someone has the coronavirus and citing non-existent approvals from government agencies for its products. The city attorney’s office, as part of a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, is seeking to bar the Wellness Matrix Group from selling its at-home tests and disinfectant products, and is asking the court t...
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Remdesivir Coronavirus Trial: Federal Scientists Finally Publish Data

A clinical trial led to the authorization of the only drug shown to work in Covid-19 patients. But until now, few experts had seen the numbers.
Tags: News, Research, United States, Food And Drug Administration, New England Journal of Medicine, Andre, Gilead Sciences Inc, Kalil, Drugs (Pharmaceuticals, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Remdesivir (Drug


Inside the FDA's reversals and walk-backs as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Stephen Hahn repeatedly pledged in a CNN interview Tuesday that science and data would be his "north star" while leading the Food and Drug Administration through the coronavirus pandemic. Then, a few hours later, President Donald Trump went on national television and politicized medical research and brazenly flouted FDA warnings.
Tags: Cnn, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Donald Trump, Stephen Hahn


Bound by science, bent by politics: Inside the FDA's reversals and walk-backs as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Stephen Hahn repeatedly pledged in a CNN interview Tuesday that science and data would be his "north star" while leading the Food and Drug Administration through the coronavirus pandemic. Then, a few hours later, President Donald Trump went on national television and politicized medical research and brazenly flouted FDA warnings.
Tags: Cnn, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Donald Trump, Stephen Hahn


Bound by science, bent by politics: Inside the FDA's reversals and walkbacks as it grapples with the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Stephen Hahn repeatedly pledged in a CNN interview Tuesday that science and data would be his "north star" while leading the Food and Drug Administration through the coronavirus pandemic. Then, a few hours later, President Donald Trump went on national television and politicized medical research and brazenly flouted FDA warnings.
Tags: Cnn, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Donald Trump, Stephen Hahn


Coronavirus blame game continues to spread

The coronavirus did apparently originate in China. Now President Donald Trump wants to punish that country for its role in letting the virus spread to the United States. This is just another poor excuse to push the same protectionist policies he has always favored. It’s also a way for him to deflect responsibility for the failures of his own administration and the many agencies that intrude daily into our lives. Trump’s administration is reportedly exploring the exact details of potential punish...
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‘How Can I Be Sick?’ Woman Who Took Hydroxychloroquine For 19 Years To Treat Lupus Still Got COVID-19

OCONOMOWOC, Wis. (CBS Local) — A Wisconsin woman who has taken hydroxychloroquine for 19 years to treat lupus says the anti-malarial drug will not protect someone from COVID-19. Kim, who doesn’t want to show her face or give her full name, says after the pandemic began, she only left her Oconomowoc home to go the grocery store. But by mid-April, she started feeling coronavirus symptoms. “Weak all over. Coughing, fever. The fever was very high,” she told WISN. “It just went downhill from there. I...
Tags: White House, Food And Drug Administration, Wisconsin, Fda, Kim, Offbeat, Donald Trump, Trump, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, WISN, Local TV, Oconomowoc, William Schaffner, Hydroxychloroquine, Talkers, Coronavirus


Mammoth Biosciences partners with GSK to develop handheld CRISPR-based COVID-19 test

California-based Mammoth Biosciences has signed a powerful partner for its development of a CRISPR-based test for COVID-19, which would aim to delivery accurate, fast results using a handheld, disposable testing platform. Mammoth Biosciences will be using its DETECTR platform to develop the test, which recently received validation through a peer-reviewed study published in Nature. Already, Mammoth has its DETECTR platform under evaluation by the FDA for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)...
Tags: Health, TC, Science, California, Tech, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Biotech, Crispr, GSK, Mammoth, Mammoth Biosciences, COVID, Emergency Use Authorization EUA


Does baby powder cause cancer? Johnson & Johnson stops selling talc powder after years of scrutiny

Is baby powder really safe? The Food and Drug Administration is trying to answer that question about talc, which is similar in structure to asbestos.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Biden Slams Trump For Taking Unproven COVID-19 Drug: ‘What In God’s Name Is He Doing?’

Former Vice President Joe Biden is in disbelief after President Trump claimed that he’s taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug, to prevent COVID-19 infection. During a Yahoo News town hall Tuesday night, Biden criticized Trump’s shocking remarks made to reporters at the White House the day before, which the former veep likened to “saying maybe if you inject Clorox into your blood it may cure you.” “C’mon, man! What is he doing? What in God’s name is he doing?” Biden said. After arguin...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, United States, Food And Drug Administration, Biden, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Clorox, Katie Miller, Hydroxychloroquine, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19


The Latest: UN chief warns pandenic threatens Africa

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— UN Secretary-General warns virus pandemic threatens Africa's progresss— Trump again says he is considering barring flights from hard-hit Brazil— WHO members OK evaluation of virus response.— Russian prime minister returns to work after bout with cor...
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Johnson & Johnson to End Talc-Based Baby Powder Sales in North America

The company has faced thousands of lawsuits from cancer patients who claim that its talc was contaminated with asbestos, a known carcinogen, and that the company knew of the risks.
Tags: News, Food And Drug Administration, Johnson, North America, Johnson & Johnson, Recalls and Bans of Products


The Risks of Trump’s Hydroxychloroquine Hype

The evolving story of this drug represents one failure after another among government officials, physicians and the media.
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Pelosi Says ‘Morbidly Obese’ Trump Shouldn’t Take Anti-Malaria Drug For COVID-19

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi brought up President Donald Trump’s weight on Monday night in response to his claim that he had been taking the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to protect himself from COVID-19 (the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] has urged non-health professionals to abstain from using the drug, which has not been proven to treat the virus). “As far as the President is concerned…he’s our president and I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by t...
Tags: News, Cnn, House, Food And Drug Administration, Anderson Cooper, Fda, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi, Hydroxychloroquine, Cristina Cabrera, TV Clip, COVID


A.C.L.U. Warns Against Fever-Screening Tools for Coronavirus

A report by the civil liberties group contends that reliance on thermal cameras and temperature-sensing guns to resume work at factories and offices and to encourage travel is flawed and intrusive.
Tags: News, Public Health, Aclu, Food And Drug Administration, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Science and Technology, American Civil Liberties Union, Workplace Environment, Thermal Camera, Labor and Jobs, Tests (Medical, Your-feed-healthcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Reopenings, Temperature Scan, U Warns Against Fever Screening Tools


What to Know About Hydroxychloroquine

Here are the facts on hydroxychloroquine, which the president has promoted to fight Covid-19 despite warnings from the F.D.A. that it can cause heart problems.
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Trump Claims He Is Taking Anti-Malaria Drug To Prevent COVID-19 Infection

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in an attempt to prevent against a novel coronavirus infection — despite the Food and Drug Administration warning against using the drug outside of a hospital or clinical setting. “I happen to be taking it,” Trump told reporters Monday, later clarifying that he was combining zinc with the anti-malaria medication. Trump said he has been taking the medication for a couple of weeks. “I’m taking the two,...
Tags: News, Food And Drug Administration, Fox News, Fda, Donald Trump, Trump, Rutgers University, Neil Cavuto, Rick, EUA, Hydroxychloroquine, Lahita, Matt Shuham, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Bob Lahita


Fox News Host Warns Viewers After Trump Says He’s Taking Hydroxychloroquine: ‘This. Will. Kill. You.’

Moments after President Donald Trump shockingly declared that he has been taking the controversial anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as preventive treatment for the coronavirus, Fox News host Neil Cavuto warned viewers that the drug could literally kill them.“All right, that was stunning,” Cavuto gasped after Trump’s remarks concluded. “The President of the United States just acknowledged that he’s taking hydroxychloroquine, a drug that is really meant to treat malaria and lupus. The preside...
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Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Early Results

The company said its preliminary test in 8 healthy volunteers was safe. It is on an accelerated timetable to begin a larger human trial soon.
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Coronavirus Vaccine Trial by Moderna Shows Promising Early Results

The company said its preliminary test in 8 healthy volunteers was safe. It is on an accelerated timetable to begin a larger human trial soon.
Tags: News, Research, Food And Drug Administration, Moderna, Vaccination and Immunization, Moderna Inc, Your-feed-science, Your-feed-healthcare, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Former FDA commissioner says CDC should deliver more info on 'collective clinical experience' of coronavirus patients

White House economic adviser Peter Navarro said Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "really let" the United States down when it came to coronavirus testing early on during the epidemic.In response to a question from NBC's Chuck Todd about whether President Trump trusts the CDC to take the lead on the coronavirus pandemic going forward, Navarro said the agency "set us back" by keeping the "bad" test "within the bureaucracy," though he didn't say its guidelines shoul...
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“F.D.A. Halts Coronavirus Testing Program Backed by Bill Gates”

“An innovative coronavirus testing program in the Seattle area — promoted by the billionaire Bill Gates and local public health officials as a way of conducting wider surveillance on the invisible spread of the virus — has been ordered by the federal government to stop its work pending additional reviews….’Please discontinue patient testing and return of diagnostic results to patients until proper authorization is obtained,’ the F.D.A. wrote in a memo.” Appalling. Now will you believe what libe...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, New York Times, Bill Gates, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Seattle, Mike Baker, COVID-19 virus


Everylwell gains first FDA authorization for a standalone at-home COVID-19 test sample collection kit

Everlywell was one of the first startups to announce that it was working on a self-administered, at-home COVID-19 diagnostic kit, but it initially sought out to ship kits before regulators made clear that this was not in line with its guidelines. Everlywell then became intent on working with the FDA to secure a proper Emergency Use Authorization for its kits before sending any to consumers, and that approach has paid off with the U.S. drug regulator issuing an EUA for Everywell’s tech today. Eve...
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Everlywell gains first FDA authorization for a standalone at-home COVID-19 test sample collection kit

Everlywell was one of the first startups to announce that it was working on a self-administered, at-home COVID-19 diagnostic kit, but it initially sought out to ship kits before regulators made clear that this was not in line with its guidelines. Everlywell then became intent on working with the FDA to secure a proper Emergency Use Authorization for its kits before sending any to consumers, and that approach has paid off with the U.S. drug regulator issuing an EUA for Everlywell’s tech today. Ev...
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FDA suspends Gates-backed at-home COVID-19 testing program

The Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN), which aims to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus in the region, had said it was suspending its testing of patient samples collected at home after the Food and Drug Administration tightened guidelines to require emergency approval first. "The FDA has not raised any concerns regarding the safety and accuracy of SCAN's test, but we have been asked to pause testing until we receive that additional authorization," SCAN said. The Gates Foun...
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America's FDA Halts Bill Gates-Backed Coronavirus Testing Program

America's Food and Drug Administration "halted, at least temporarily, a Seattle-based at-home coronavirus testing program backed by Bill Gates," reports Digital Trends: "Please discontinue patient testing and return of diagnostic results to patients until proper authorization is obtained," the FDA told the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) in a memo, according to The New York Times. "The FDA has not raised any concerns regarding the safety and accuracy of SCAN's test, but we have b...
Tags: America, Tech, New York Times, Bill Gates, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Seattle, Eric Topol, Scripps Research Translational Institute, America s Food and Drug Administration, Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network, Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network SCAN


Purell’s claim to combat disease spurs lawsuits

By Bob Van Voris and Gerald Porter Jr., Bloomberg Everyone’s favorite hand sanitizer may have to stand trial for claiming it can stop you from getting sick. A trio of lawsuits has hit Purell’s maker, Gojo Industries, since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency on Jan. 30. The coveted alcohol gel doesn’t live up to its promises, according to the suits. The litigation is brewing as U.S. states begin to ease their social-distancing lockdowns — and...
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FDA Cautions About Accuracy Of Widely Used Abbott Coronavirus Test

The Food and Drug Administration is cautioning the public about the reliability of a widely used rapid test for the coronavirus. The test, made by Abbott Laboratories, has been linked with inaccurate results that could falsely reassure patients that they are not infected with the virus. From a report: The Trump administration has promoted the test as a key factor in controlling the epidemic in the U.S., and it's used for daily testing at the White House. As first reported on NPR, as many as 15 t...
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F.D.A. Halts Coronavirus Testing Program Backed by Bill Gates

The program allows people in the Seattle area to easily take a coronavirus test at home. Researchers say such testing is essential for future monitoring of the virus.
Tags: News, Research, Bill Gates, Food And Drug Administration, Bill, Seattle, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gates, Washington (State, Seattle (Wash, Tests (Medical, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, King County (Wash