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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...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Charles Davis, US Food and Drug Administration, EUA, ECRI, White Oak Maryland, Stephen M Hahn, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Sarah Silbiger Getty, Marcus Schabacker


Ex-FDA commissioners, including former Trump advisor, warn against White House efforts to 'tip the scales' on COVID-19 vaccine

WHITE OAK, MD - JULY 20: 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 Seven former FDA commissioners penned an op-ed on Tuesday warning against political manipulation of the administration. The commissioners, including President Trump's first appointee and former advisor, say the White House is undermining faith in science and contributing to skepticism of a coronavirus vaccine. For deca...
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FDA Denies Trump Admin Directed Agency To Display Fox News On Its TVs

Employees at the Food and Drug Administration were told this week that the Trump administration had directed the agency to show Fox News rather than CNN on televisions at its White Oak, Maryland, campus, according to an internal email obtained by BuzzFeed News. However, the FDA is denying that the administration sent any such directive. “There was no directive or memorandum from the Administration that went out to employees about broadcast news channels displaying on monitors in common areas thr...
Tags: News, Buzzfeed, Washington Post, Cnn, Fox, Food And Drug Administration, Fox News, Fda, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Caitlin Macneal, BuzzFeed News, White Oak, Paul Thacker, Julia Reinstein, White Oak Maryland