Food and Drug Administration

Agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services

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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The earliest a coronavirus vaccine is expected to be ready for FDA authorization is the end of November. The CDC has already given states $200 million to prepare..
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On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Robert O'Brien and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb sat down with Margaret Brennan
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The following is a transcript of an interview with former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb that aired October 25, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
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The former FDA commissioner says the U.S. is "entering what is going to be the steep slope of the curve, the epidemic curve.
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National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, and FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb appear on Sunday's "Face the Nation"
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The Food and Drug Administration approved the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat adults who are hospitalized with COVID-19, although it has not been proven to..
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US regulators on Thursday approved the first drug to treat Covid-19: remdesivir, an antiviral medicine given to hospitalised patients through an IV.The drug,..
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved remdesivir for the treatment of the coronavirus, and it comes as some cities across the country are seeing spikes..
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The move indicated that the drug had cleared more rigorous hurdles since it was given emergency authorization in May.
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The antiviral drug reduces recovery time but has not been found to cut the risk of dying from COVID-19.
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The Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir to treat COVID-19 in hospitalized..
5 days ago • The Verge
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for patients with COVID-19 who require hospitalization.
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According to a report published in Politico​, Azar had expressed his frustration with Hahn to several allies within his department
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Coronavirus cases are increasing in nearly 75% of the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar joined..
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A former sales VP for a pharmaceutical company was sentenced to prison tells 60 Minutes he bribed doctors to prescribe fentanyl drugs. Bill Whitaker reports.
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A drug manufacturer denounces his own industry and explains to 60 Minutes how a label change by the FDA expanded the use of opioids. Bill Whitaker reports.
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Moderna's CEO says interim results are expected next month from a large clinical trial of the company's coronavirus vaccine -- one of several vaccines in the..
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AstraZeneca Plc's COVID-19 vaccine trial in the United States is expected to resume as early as this week after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration completed..
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Both agencies have been caught in political crossfire since the start of the pandemic, as preventative health measures became politicized.
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The former FDA commissioner says the U.S. has "two or three very hard months ahead of us."
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On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, DNC Chair Tom Perez and Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb sat down with Margaret Brennan
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People are already suspicious about vaccines. Political pressure on the Food and Drug Administration will further undermine trust.
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