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The United States Food and Drug Administration is a Federal agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.

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FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19 [Video]

FDA Approves Remdesivir to Treat COVID-19

US regulators have approved the use of remdesivir, an antiviral medicine, for COVID-19 treatment.

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Gilead's remdesivir gets U.S. FDA approval [Video]

Gilead's remdesivir gets U.S. FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences's antiviral drug remdesivir for treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19, making it the first and only drug approved for..

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California to review any COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

California to review any COVID-19 vaccine

An independent panel of experts has been formed in California to review any federally approved Covid-19 vaccine. The move follows concerns that the White House could rush the process. Flora..

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Twitter blocks post by top Trump pandemic adviser [Video]

Twitter blocks post by top Trump pandemic adviser

[NFA] Twitter took down a post by a top coronavirus task force adviser who questioned whether masks worked to cut down on transmission of the respiratory illness. This report produced by Zachary..

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FDA faults quality control at Eli Lilly plant [Video]

FDA faults quality control at Eli Lilly plant

U.S. drug inspectors uncovered serious quality control problems at an Eli Lilly pharmaceutical plant that is ramping up to manufacture one of two promising COVID-19 drugs touted by President Trump as..

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U.S. seeing 'clearly a resurgence' of coronavirus [Video]

U.S. seeing 'clearly a resurgence' of coronavirus

[NFA] The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 213,000 and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that the U.S. is in for a "difficult fall and winter." This report produced by Zachary..

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FDA updates guidelines on coronavirus vaccine [Video]

FDA updates guidelines on coronavirus vaccine

The FDA’s new guidance notes that an Oct. 22 meeting of its Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee will not be to discuss specific vaccine candidates. Story:..

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FDA, EU diverge on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

FDA, EU diverge on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration widened its probe into a serious illness linked to halted clinical trials for AstraZeneca's potential COVID-19 vaccine, sources told Reuters, while in Europe the..

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J&J launches final study of COVID-19 vaccine [Video]

J&J launches final study of COVID-19 vaccine

The drug giant said it would begin a stage three trial of a single-shot vaccine, which could prove easier to administer than rivals that require two inoculations. This report produced by Zachary..

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Visby's COVID-19 test gets FDA approval [Video]

Visby's COVID-19 test gets FDA approval

Silicon Valley startup Visby Medical has received Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a portable COVID-19 test kit, the first company to do so. Gloria Tso reports.

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PM 'virtue signalling' with civil servants return call [Video]

PM 'virtue signalling' with civil servants return call

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman says the government is "virtue signalling" to the private sector following its calls for civil servants to return to the workplace. He also accused Boris Johnson or..

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PM ‘virtue signalling’ with civil servants return call [Video]

PM ‘virtue signalling’ with civil servants return call

FDA General Secretary Dave Penman says the government is “virtue signalling” to the private sector following its calls for civil servants to return to the workplace. He also accused Boris..

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McEnany: No one pressuring FDA to approve vaccine [Video]

McEnany: No one pressuring FDA to approve vaccine

White House Spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said on Thursday there is no political pressure on the U.S. drugs regulator to quickly approve a vaccine for the deadly coronavirus disease, after drugmakers..

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U.S. coronavirus cases top 6 million [Video]

U.S. coronavirus cases top 6 million

U.S. cases of the novel coronavirus surpassed 6 million on Sunday as many states in the Midwest reported increasing infections, according to a Reuters tally. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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New Acne Cream Targets Hormones [Video]

New Acne Cream Targets Hormones

Early next year, dermatologists could have a new weapon with which to do battle against acne. According to Allure, the topical cream Winlevi was officially approved at the end of August by the United..

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