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What They Said – Overview of FDA Press Releases for 2020

Well. They said a lot. A lot more than ever, as one might expect. This past year, FDA issued a whopping 420 press releases, more so by far than any year previously. COVID certainly made a big impact – a … Continue reading

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Approvals in the Crazy Year of 2020

Each year in January, it is relevant to look back on the activities of FDA during the course of the previous year and look at how it was the same or different from prior years, and to look at trends … Continue reading

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Vaccine Development and Approval in a Time of Pandemic

Sometimes in the midst of events, perspective is elusive. Today the Food and Drug Administration will hold a meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biologics Advisory Committee (VRBAC) to consider the application for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) submitted by … Continue reading

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FDA AdComm Agenda Covers the Bases

First of all, we are having a bit of a crisis with our crisis. As we appear to be moving into yet another wave of COVID-19 infections, and as research into a vaccine is aggressively underway, we also see serious … Continue reading

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FDA Credibility on the Line

In normal times, when there is no pandemic threatening our lives and livelihoods, it is essential for FDA to maintain the traditional “gold standard” in relation to the decision-making process for the approval of new treatments. That standard is even … Continue reading

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