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    FDA Posts COVID Vaccine Guidance Amid Pushback


    Oct 7, 2020 ,
    FDA Posts COVID Vaccine Guidance Amid Pushback
    Editor’s screen: Salvage the most fresh COVID-19 files and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center.

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday signaled its resistance to President Donald J. Trump’s drive for an accelerated clearance of a COVID-19 vaccine, while medical and exchange associations called for a thorough evaluation of this sort of product forward of approval.

    The FDA took the unparalleled step of posting background provides much sooner than frequent for its deliberate October 22 advisory committee meeting on most likely vaccines for COVID-19. The FDA also on Tuesday afternoon released a new guidance narrative, expanding on a previous residing of recommendations the agency released in June.

    In the brand new guidance narrative, FDA officials outline what’s going to be required for even a restricted clearance, usually called an emergency spend authorization (EUA), for a COVID-19 vaccine.