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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Issues Authorization for Quidel QuickVue At-Home COVID-19 Test

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Quidel QuickVue At-Home COVID-19...

  • Today, FDA issued an EUA for the Quidel QuickVue At-Home #COVID19 Test, another antigen test where certain individuals can rapidly collect and test their sample at home, without needing to send a sample to a laboratory for analysis. https://t.co/xL05ByQELo https://t.co/xL05ByQELo

Investigational COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma – Emergency INDs

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Updated information for health care providers regarding treatment of COVID-19 with convalescent...

  • For convalescent plasma, the data is even more lackluster. Plasma with low antibody titers doesn't seem to have a protective effect at all, and the FDA has since revised the EUA recommending against the use of low-titer convalescent plasma. https://t.co/jJ8RSdJbRw

Rare Diseases at FDA

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - The FDA works with many people and groups, such as patients, caregivers, and drug and device manufactures, to support rare disease product...

  • Today, we are observing #RareDiseaseDay to raise awareness of the over 7,000 known rare diseases that affect more than 30 million people in the U.S. Learn how FDA encourages development of drug products to diagnose and treat rare diseases: https://t.co/Cts1RWWrDx https://t.co/Cts1RWWrDx

Tips to Stay Safe in the Sun: From Sunscreen to Sunglasses

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Learn how to use protective products properly...

The New Nutrition Facts Label

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - What’s in it for...

FDA grants accelerated approval to melphalan flufenamide for relapsed

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Hematology / Oncology News...

Listeria monocytogenes Outbreak in Hispanic-style Cheese (Feb 2021)

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Do not eat, sell, or serve recalled Queso Fresco, Quesillo (Oaxaca, string cheese) or Requeson (ricotta)...

  • Outbreak Update: El Abuelito Cheese, Inc. announced the expansion of their recall to cover additional products that are manufactured or handled in the same facility as the Queso Fresco products linked to the Listeria outbreak. https://t.co/0SWVkJabQh https://t.co/0SWVkJabQh

FDA Authorizes First Robotically-Assisted Surgical Device for Performing Transvaginal Hysterectomy

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - FDA authorizes Hominis Surgical System, first RASD to help facilitate transvaginal...

Rare Disease Day: FDA’s Sustained Support of Rare Disease Products

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - As the FDA focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency also remains dedicated to its crucial role in development of treatments for rare...

  • In our new #FDAVoices for Rare Disease Day find out about recent approvals for novel drugs and biologics with orphan drug designation, continued development of medical devices for rare diseases, what’s happening in funding research, and more! https://t.co/YBEC1NSVaa

FDA grants accelerated approval to umbralisib for marginal zone lympho

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Hematology / Oncology News...