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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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The FDA announced emergency approval of the first COVID-19 self-test that can be done fully at home. It provides results in 30 minutes.

Dr. Vincent Carrao swabs a patient's nose for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at Palisades Oral Surgery, in Fort Lee, New Jersey, U.S., June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Tuesday the emergency approval of the first COVID-19 test that can be done fully at home. Lucira Health's COVID-19 nasal swab self-test provides results in 30 minutes or less, and is authorized only on prescription. People over the age of 14 can take the te...
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Anti-abortion groups say they stand behind Trump's use of a drug tested on cells derived from an aborted fetus because the president 'was not involved with that abortion'

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images An antibody cocktail President Trump received for his COVID-19 treatment was tested using stem cells derived from a fetus that was aborted in 1972 in the Netherlands.  Anti-abortion organizations have spoken out against the use of these stem cells, which have been lab-engineered and duplicated, to test vaccines. Trump has also restricted use of these stem cells in research. Three anti-abortion organization leaders told Insider that although the testing w...
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Trump FDA Administrator admits he misled public on convalescent plasma for COVID-19

Dr. Stephen M. Hahn [@SteveFDA], is the 24th Commissioner of Food and Drugs for the @US_FDA under Donald Trump. Tonight, on Twitter, Hahn admitted he misled the public on the promise of convalescent plasma for COVID-19 patients. "I have been criticized for remarks I made Sunday night about the benefits of convalescent plasma," he tweeted Monday night. "The criticism is entirely justified. What I should have said better is that the data show a relative risk reduction not an absolute risk r...
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Mounting poisonings, blindness, deaths as toxic hand sanitizers flood market (ars technica)

Enlarge / Hand sanitizer being applied to a person's hand. (credit: Getty | Leopoldo Smith) The Food and Drug Administration is renewing warnings this week of dangerous hand sanitizers as it continues to find products that contain toxic methanol—a poisonous alcohol that can cause systemic effects, blindness, and death. The agency’s growing “do-not-use list” of dangerous sanitizers now includes 87 products. And with the mounting tally, the FDA also says there are rising reports from state heal...
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FDA Commissioner Issues Warning for Memorial Day Weekend: 'Coronavirus Is Not Yet Contained'

Dr. Stephen M. Hahn urged Americans to maintain social distancing, hand washing and to wear masks
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America Authorizes Its First Covid-19 Diagnostic Tests Using At-Home Collection of Saliva

An anonymous reader quotes CNN: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued an emergency use authorization for the first at-home Covid-19 test that uses saliva samples, the agency said in a news release. Rutgers University's RUCDR Infinite Biologics lab received an amended emergency authorization late Thursday. With the test, people can collect their own saliva at home and send their saliva samples to a lab for results... "Authorizing additional diagnostic tests with the option of a...
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Vispi Speaks: Coronavirus Testing Methods Simply Explained.

The news these days is dominated by COVID-19 pandemic. Getting a handle on the disease has required drastic actions by governments and sacrifices by citizens as we try to slow the rate of infection. To fight coronavirus, we need to know who has it, where they are, where they have been and with whom they have had contact with. Hence the need for mass COVID-19 testing. Currently there are TWO main ways to test for coronavirus. Most are either Molecular or Serological tests. On April 10th, Apple an...
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Coronavirus update: The bioeconomy responds to the crisis

First and foremost, we want to communicate that ABLC 2020 has been postponed until July 8-10, after the Mayor of Washington DC issued a health & safety advisory that we felt obliged to follow, although the advisory warned against the holding of events with 1,000 delegates or more, and ABLC audience is not quite that big, we believed that the spirit of the advisory was the important thing. Over the weekend, the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommended the cancellation of every event with ...
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Feds warn Buena Park firm warn about pitching coronavirus cures

A Buena Park seller of essential oils and non-traditional health supplements was warned by federal regulators for making misleading claims about their products’ ability to prevent or cure coronavirus. The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday, March 9, sent warning letters to Puneet Nanda and GuruNanda LLC of Buena Park for “allegedly selling unapproved products that may violate federal law by making deceptive or scientifically unsupported claims about thei...
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FDA allows new diagnostic technologies to test for coronavirus before receiving emergency approvals

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said today that it would allow new diagnostics technologies to be used to test for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at elite academic hospitals and healthcare facilities around the country. The agency’s new initiative comes as critics have assailed various U.S. government agencies for being woefully underprepared to effectively address the spread of the novel coronavirus in the country despite being aware of the potential risks the virus posed since the f...
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Trump’s F.D.A. Nominee Sidesteps Questions About Banning Flavored Vaping Products

The nominee, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, said the decision to restrict flavors would not be his, if confirmed, because it was already under final review by the White House.
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Trump to Nominate Stephen Hahn, Cancer Researcher, to Head F.D.A.

In choosing him, President Trump is passing over the acting F.D.A. commissioner, Norman E. Sharpless, who has been running the agency since Scott Gottlieb resigned last spring.
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Stephen Hahn, a Noted Cancer Researcher, to Be Nominated to Head the F.D.A.

In choosing him, President Trump would pass over the acting F.D.A. commissioner, Norman E. Sharpless, who has been running the agency since Scott Gottlieb resigned last spring.
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