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The Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments. 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 Extends Use Of COVID-19 Test For People With No Symptoms [Video]

FDA Extends Use Of COVID-19 Test For People With No Symptoms

The Food and Drug Administration is allowing the continued use of a COVID-19 test for people who show no symptoms of the novel coronavirus. According to Gizmodo, the FDA on Friday reissued an emergency..

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Pfizer, BioNTech get vaccine 'fast track' from FDA [Video]

Pfizer, BioNTech get vaccine 'fast track' from FDA

Pfizer Inc and partner BioNTech SE said on Monday two of their experimental coronavirus vaccines received 'fast track' designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, speeding up the regulatory..

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Too soon to say if RNC will be safe -U.S. official [Video]

Too soon to say if RNC will be safe -U.S. official

Stephen Hahn, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, said on Sunday it was "too early to tell" if it would be safe for people to attend August's Republican National Convention in Jacksonville,..

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FDA Commissioner Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's Unfounded COVID-19 Claim [Video]

FDA Commissioner Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's Unfounded COVID-19 Claim

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday didn't defend a claim recently made by President Donald Trump. But according to CNN, he didn't support it, either. Dr. Stephen Hahn is..

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Gilead to Charge $3,120 Per Patient for Typical Covid-19 Treatment [Video]

Gilead to Charge $3,120 Per Patient for Typical Covid-19 Treatment

Gilead is the pharmaceutical company behind a drug that’s been approved for COVID emergencies. The FDA officially announced the medicine could be used in treating COVID-19 patients. Gilead has now..

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Former FDA head says 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 possible [Video]

Former FDA head says 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 possible

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday warned that some U.S. states, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, could start to see an 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases..

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Gottlieb warns of 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases in some U.S. states [Video]

Gottlieb warns of 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases in some U.S. states

Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Sunday warned that some U.S. states, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, could start to see an 'exponential' rise in COVID-19 cases..

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Return To Sender? Millions Of Hydroxychloroquine Pills Locked In Limbo [Video]

Return To Sender? Millions Of Hydroxychloroquine Pills Locked In Limbo

President Donald Trump once touted hydroxychloroquine as “game changers” in the fight against the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Now, millions of doses of the drug are in limbo after the Food and Drug..

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FDA Warns Against Combining Remdesivir And Hydroxychloroquine [Video]

FDA Warns Against Combining Remdesivir And Hydroxychloroquine

The FDA has issued a warning to healthcare providers regarding two medications being tested with COVID-19. The warning cautions against administering hydroxychloroquine in combination with remdesivir...

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Trump Criticizes FDA Over Hydroxychloroquine Decision [Video]

Trump Criticizes FDA Over Hydroxychloroquine Decision

The U.S. FDA has revoked the emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19. According to Reuters, following the revocation, the FDA quickly came under fire from President Donald..

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FDA Revokes Emergency Use of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 [Video]

FDA Revokes Emergency Use of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration withdrew emergency use authorizations for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine on Monday.

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FDA Pulls Emergency Authorization For Hydroxychloroquine [Video]

FDA Pulls Emergency Authorization For Hydroxychloroquine

It's the end of the road for a COVID-19 treatment once heralded as a “game changer” by Trump. The FDA has revoked its emergency use authorization of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine. This is..

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Trump Says Hydroxychloroquine Treats COVID-19, Scientists Disagree [Video]

Trump Says Hydroxychloroquine Treats COVID-19, Scientists Disagree

Donald Trump says other countries had provided great reports on the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine. Hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug, has been used for the treatment of the deadly coronavirus...

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New minimally-invasive treatment for 'frozen shoulder' improves patients' pain, function [Video]

New minimally-invasive treatment for 'frozen shoulder' improves patients' pain, function

Scientists have developed a new nonsurgical treatment that decreases erranta blood flow in the shoulder to quickly reduce pain and improve function in patients with adhesive capsulitis, also known as..

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Live Coronavirus Updates: White House Looks to Cut Billions From Testing Plan

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FDA further expands list of hand sanitizers to avoid due to methanol risk with more added to 'import alert'

The FDA says to avoid 75 kinds of hand sanitizers because they may contain methanol. Some have been recalled or listed on an import alert.
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Multiple brands of hand sanitizer recalled or should be avoided due to methanol risk, FDA says. See the list.

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FDA chief declines to back Trump’s ‘harmless’ COVID-19 claim

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Washington: US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn has declined to back President Donald Trump’s claim that 99 per cent of COVID-19 cases were “totally harmless”. During..
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Coronavirus: FDA chief refuses to back Trump's vaccine prediction

Unlike President Trump, Dr Stephen Hahn says he "can't predict" when a Covid-19 vaccine will arrive.
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FDA commissioner refuses to comment on Trump's claim that 99 percent of coronavirus cases are 'harmless'

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A dozen states now part of outbreak linked to salad mixes sold at Jewel-Osco, Hy-Vee and Aldi

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration have added more states to an investigation into tainted bagged salads.
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FDA is warning people of these 9 hand sanitizers with a potentially lethal ingredient

The FDA is warning people not to use certain hand sanitizer products due to the presence of a toxic and potentially deadly substance called methanol.
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9 Hand Sanitizers May Be Toxic, F.D.A. Warns

The warning applies to nine lines of hand sanitizer manufactured in Mexico that contain methanol, or wood alcohol, which can be dangerous, the agency said.
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Trump Hydroxychloroquine Push Secured Millions of Likely Useless Coronavirus Pills

Before the F.D.A. withdrew its waiver to stockpile the drugs as coronavirus treatments, the Trump administration had embarked on a headlong effort to import tens of millions of doses.
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FDA warns against combination of malaria drug and Gilead's remdesivir

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President Trump defends promoting hydroxychloroquine as the FDA says there is no evidence it works.
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U.S. FDA revokes emergency use status of drug touted by Trump for COVID-19

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The agency is revising its rules, saying some N95 masks mainly used by health care workers and emergency responders cannot undergo decontamination for further use.
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India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients

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Exclusive: Russian ventilators reached U.S. states without FDA oversight

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