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FDA advisory committee to discuss emergency authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

A sign for the Food And Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images An FDA advisory committee will meet next month to discuss an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Earlier this week, Pfizer said clinical trials had shown its vaccine to be 95% effective. "While we cannot predict how long the FDA's review will take, the FDA will review the request as expeditiously as possible, while...
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FDA should 'under no circumstances' fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine, says patient safety group

Heather Lieberman (L), 28, receives a COVID-19 vaccination from Yaquelin De La Cruz at the Research Centers of America in Hollywood, Florida, on August 13, 2020. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images "[U]nder no circumstances" should US authorities approve a COVID-19 vaccine without six months of follow-up data on participants in clinical trials, a patient safety nonprofit said Wednesday. Earlier this month, the FDA issued safety guidelines that say vaccine makers should follow clinical tria...
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People across the US have relied on KN95 face masks for protection. But the majority imported from China have failed safety standards.

A box of N95 surgical face masks on April 03, 2020 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. Getty Images/Matthew Horwood Around two-thirds of imported respirator masks from China failed to meet safety standards, according to a report from a nonprofit that the safety and quality of healthcare equipment.  Researchers tested nearly 200 KN95 style respirators and found they filtered out fewer than 95% of particles, the minimum requirement for US safety certification.  Sub-par respirators can offer better p...
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Up to 70% of KN95 face masks imported to the US from China failed safety standards, a report found

A box of N95 surgical face masks on April 03, 2020 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. Getty Images/Matthew Horwood Around two-thirds of imported respirator masks from China failed to meet safety standards, according to a report from a nonprofit that the safety and quality of healthcare equipment.  Researchers tested nearly 200 KN95 style respirators and found they filtered out fewer than 95% of particles, the minimum requirement for US safety certification.  Sub-par respirators can offer better p...
Tags: South Korea, China, US, America, Trends, Fda, Starbucks, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, NIOSH, ECRI, COVID, Gabby Landsverk, Matthew Horwood, Cardiff United Kingdom Getty, Marcus Schabacker, Michael Argentieri