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Questions relating to the United States Food and Drug Administration.

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Can the US President override rules issued by the FDA?

President Trump recently tweeted: New FDA Rules make it more difficult for them to speed up vaccines for approval before Election Day. Just another political hit job! @SteveFDA Is it possible for ...
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FDA Vaccine Approval - has or can the FDA approve multiple vaccines for the same virus?

Currently there are several competing companies that are trying to develop a vaccine for SAR-Cov-2. As each company has said that they are going to engage in at-risk-production if they think that they ...
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Why are some Covid-19 tests excluded in some US states?

For example, the LabCorp COVID-19 RT-PCR has been EUA-approved by the FDA, but it lists as exclusion criteria the following: Exclusion: • Live in MD, NJ, NY or RI meaning that people who live in ...