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The COVID-19 death toll in the US could reach 500,000 by mid-February, the incoming CDC director warned

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to head up the CDC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The US' COVID-19 death toll will jump by 100,000 in the coming four weeks, the next head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned. As of Sunday, the CDC had recorded 394,495 COVID-19 deaths. That will reach 500,000 by mid-February, Dr. Rochelle Walensky told CBS. "I think we still have some dark weeks ahead," Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden's pick to l...
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Fauci says 2 new vaccines could be ready for US approval within weeks, not months

Dr. Anthony Fauci, irector of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Reuters, Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images Two more COVID-19 vaccines could be ready in the US within "weeks not months," Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. The vaccines made by drugmakers AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson are currently in clinical trials. President-elect Joe Biden's goal of 100 million doses in 100 days is "an absolutely do-able thing," Fauci told NBC News. Visit Business Insider's homepage f...
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President-elect Joe Biden chooses David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed - NYT

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner David Kessler to help lead the U.S....
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Biden picks former FDA commissioner Dr. David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed, the government's vaccination drive

President-elect Joe Biden. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Dr. David Kessler will lead the White House's vaccination drive under President-elect Joe Biden, the New York Times reported. Kessler, who will lead Operation Warp Speed, has advised Biden's transition team on COVID-19. He also led the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the 1990s. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Dr. David Kessler, former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner, will lead the White House...
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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
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United States: Agribusiness And Food Issues To Watch For 2021 - Armstrong Teasdale LLP

As 2021 kicks off, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and related regulatory bodies will continue to take center stage as a result of numerous issues arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Amazon is now selling an FDA-approved at-home saliva COVID-19 test for $110. All you do is spit in a tube and send it to an LA lab via pre-paid shipping.

Parcels are stored in a truck in a logistics centre of the mail order company Amazon. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images For the first time, you can now buy an at-home coronavirus test that has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Amazon. The FDA authorized DxTerity's COVID-19 saliva test, which requires no swabs, on December 9, and it was made available to buy on Amazon on Tuesday. You can buy one for $110, or 10 for $1,000. "Amazon is the perfect p...
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The South African COVID-19 variant appears to evade antibody drugs, which is 'very concerning,' ex-FDA chief Scott Gottlieb says

Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb talks with Margaret Brennan on "Face the Nation" in Washington DC March 8, 2020 Chris Usher/CBS via Getty Images Former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday that the South African COVID-19 variant is "very concerning" because it may get around antibody drugs that try to help the body fight infection. Speaking on CNBC, he said evidence from Seattle-based Bloom Lab, which hasn't been peer-reviewed, suggested that...
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This Pet Food Is Being Recalled After the Deaths of at Least 28 Dogs That Ate It

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall for some Sportmix pet food products, following the deaths of at least 28 dogs after eating the food. So far, there are concerns over the safety of nine total lots of cat and dog foods manufactured by Midwest Pet Food, Inc. for potentially fatal levels of a…Read more...
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This Pet Food Is Being Recalled After the Deaths of at Least 28 Dogs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a recall for some Sportmix pet food products, following the deaths of at least 28 dogs after eating the food. So far, there are concerns over the safety of nine total lots of cat and dog foods manufactured by Midwest Pet Food, Inc. for potentially fatal levels of a…Read more...
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United States: FDA Issues New Guidance On Drug Naming - Mintz

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") issued a pair of Guidance for Industry documents outlining best practices for developing proprietary names
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FDA investigating allergic reactions to Pfizer vaccine reported in multiple states

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating allergic reactions to the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine that were reported in...
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FDA authorizes Moderna coronavirus vaccine for emergency use across the US

Moderna’s is the second Covid-19 vaccine to receive such approval, following Pfizer’s vaccine, which uses the same technologyThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized a vaccine developed by Moderna and federal researchers, the second Covid-19 vaccine to receive such approval for emergency use across the US.The vaccine’s emergency authorization brings the second drug to prevent Covid-19 to the American public within a week, and millions of doses are expected to begin immediate distrib...
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Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine could get FDA authorization today, with distribution starting at the weekend, health secretary Alex Azar says

Biotechnology company Moderna protocol files for COVID-19 vaccinations are kept at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13, 2020. Photo by CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine could receive an emergency use authorization (EUA) "as soon as today," Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar said Friday morning. The FDA announced Thursday it was "rapidly" working towards granting Moderna's vaccine a EUA, as recommended by an exper...
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United States: FDA In 2020: What A Year! - Mintz

What a year for the Food and Drug Administration! FDA, an agency with regulatory oversight of 20-25% of products on which consumers spend, including food and medicines...
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After a series of controversies, the Trump administration has launched a $250 million vaccine education campaign aimed at convincing people who are hesitant to get a shot

President Donald Trump (left) and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Trump administration is beginning to roll out its $250 million vaccine education campaign that aims to encourage people to get a shot. The campaign will include a series of advertisements — but celebrity endorsements, and a plan for Santa performers to take part in exchange for early access to a vaccine, were both scrapped. House Democrats slammed original proposals for the campaign "as a vehicle for taxpaye...
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Trump reversed a plan to prioritize White House staff to get the coronavirus vaccine sooner

President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House on Thanksgiving on November 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Erin Schaff - Pool/Getty Images President Trump said he was halting his own administration's plan to make White House staff among the first people in the country to get a coronavirus vaccine. He tweeted on Sunday that staff should get the vaccine "somewhat later," including himself. The New York Times reported that aides wanted to swiftly vaccinate those who work ...
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The FDA says it will authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, paving the way for people in the US to start getting shots as early as Monday

US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Pete Marovich/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday it would "rapidly work toward" issuing an emergency use authorization for Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine. It would be the first vaccine authorized for use in the US. The first shots of Pfizer's and BioNTech's vaccine could be given out as early as next Monday or Tuesday, Alex Azar, secretary of the US Health and Human Services Department, said. The US aims...
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The FDA says it will authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, which could be rolled out as early as Monday

US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Pete Marovich/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday it would "rapidly work toward" issuing an emergency use authorization for Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine. It would be the first vaccine authorized for use in the US. The first shots of Pfizer's and BioNTech's vaccine could be given out as early as next Monday or Tuesday, Alex Azar, secretary of the US Health and Human Services Department, said. The US aims...
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Americans with severe allergies may need to avoid Pfizer's COVID-19 shot until the risks are better understood, Trump's vaccine chief said

Dr Mustafa Gerek is vaccinated during volunteer in trials of a COVID-19 vaccine from China at Ankara City hospital in Ankara, Turkey. Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The UK drug regulator has warned people with a history of significant allergic reactions to avoid the Pfizer vaccine in its current state – and the US could follow suit. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will likely assess allergic reactions to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine before it authorizes it, Moncef Slaoui, T...
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FDA panel recommends approving Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine emergency use authorization

An independent panel of experts has recommended Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now voted to approve an official Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer/ class="crunchbase-link" href="https://crunchbase.com/organization/biontech-ag" target="_blank" data-type="organization" data-entity="biontech-ag">BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This means that it’s one step closer to beginning to be administered to people in special circumstances – including for front-line healthcare workers dea...
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Daily COVID-19 death toll in the US passes 3,000 - more than the death toll from the 9/11 tragedy

Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images According to the COVID Tracking Project, on Wednesday the US recorded its highest COVID-19 daily death toll to date, with 3,054 recorded deaths. The staggering number of deaths surpasses the death toll across New York City, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania on 9/11 when a series of terrorist attacks killed 2,977 people. As states are registering peak numbers of COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases, and deaths, a macabre record has been passed: On Wednesday, the US'...
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Pentagon officials say the COVID-19 vaccine is going to be 'voluntary' for US troops, but that could change

Hospitalman Jessica Ferguson, left, immunizes Logistics Specialist 1st Class Willson Villavilencio aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold The Pentagon announced plans to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to US military personnel at a press briefing Wednesday. The vaccination process will start with almost 44,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, which is expected to get e...
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When Can You Get The COVID-19 Vaccine?

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When Can You Get The COVID Vaccine?

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Americans may have to wait 4 days to get Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine after FDA authorization, longer than previously thought, the head of US vaccine rollout said

General Gustave Perna, chief operating officer for the Defense Department's Operation Warp Speed. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The head of vaccine rollout in the US said Tuesday that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine may take longer to distribute than previously expected once the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorizes it. Gustave Perna, the chief operations officer for Operation Warp Speed, said Americans will be vaccinated four days after the shot's authorization. This contrasts with o...
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Trump's 'Warp Speed' vaccine summit zooms into alternative reality | David Smith's sketch

Sketch: The president’s attempt at a victory lap offered a stark contrast to Joe Biden’s sombre yet ambitious eventThe US government’s drive for a coronavirus vaccine was named “Operation Warp Speed” by Peter Marks, an official at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and longtime Star Trek fan.A staple of Star Trek storylines is alternative realities: someone slipping through a wormhole into a parallel universe where history took a radically different turn. Cable news viewers went through the ...
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When Can You Get The COVID Vaccine?

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The UK has started vaccinating against COVID-19, but the US is still waiting. Here's why.

Dr. Mustafa Gerek participating in a coronavirus vaccine trial at Ankara City Hospital in Ankara, Turkey, on October 13. Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The UK began rolling out Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning, making it the first Western country to vaccinate against the virus. In the US, the drugmakers will have to wait until at least Thursday for emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration, which is still analyzing data on the vaccine. ...
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Americans could start getting COVID-19 vaccines as early as Friday, an FDA advisor says

Dado Ruvic/Reuters The US could start giving COVID-19 vaccinations as early as Friday, according to James Hildreth, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) vaccines advisor. If the FDA gives an emergency use authorization to Pfizer's vaccine after a meeting of experts Thursday, Americans could start taking the shot on Friday, Hildreth told NBC. "By the end of the day Thursday, there could be a decision made about the vaccine," he said. Hildreth sits on the committee that will advise the FDA ...
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