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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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WH unveiled plans to vaccinate children. Hear from US surgeon general [Video]

WH unveiled plans to vaccinate children. Hear from US surgeon general

US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy speaks with CNN’s John Berman after the White House unveiled its plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, pending US Food and Drug..

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White House Rolls Out Vaccines For Kids [Video]

White House Rolls Out Vaccines For Kids

The White House has announced that children age 5 to 11 will soon be able to get COVID-19 shots, pending FDA and CDC approval.

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FDA to vote on J&J COVID-19 booster shoots; also looking into mixing and matching vaccine doses [Video]

FDA to vote on J&J COVID-19 booster shoots; also looking into mixing and matching vaccine doses

On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee will review safety and efficacy data to see if they should expand Johnson & Johnson's emergency use authorization to include a booster..

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Big news for millions who got the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine: A closely-watched FDA panel votes to recommend the Moderna booster s [Video]

Big news for millions who got the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine: A closely-watched FDA panel votes to recommend the Moderna booster s

CNN’s Nick Watt reports.

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FDA advisory committee endorses third dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for specific groups [Video]

FDA advisory committee endorses third dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for specific groups

The FDA Advisory Committee endorsed boosters of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for certain groups on Thursday.

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FDA to consider Moderna COVID-19 booster shots at Thursday's Advisory Committee Meeting [Video]

FDA to consider Moderna COVID-19 booster shots at Thursday's Advisory Committee Meeting

The FDA Advisory Committee is meeting on Thursday to consider Moderna’s request for emergency use authorization for its booster shot...

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Merck seeks FDA emergency use authorization for antiviral Covid-19 treatment [Video]

Merck seeks FDA emergency use authorization for antiviral Covid-19 treatment

Merck is seeking FDA emergency use authorization for its experimental antiviral Covid-19 treatment, molnupiravir. If authorized, the drug would be the first oral antiviral treatment to fight Covid-19...

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Pfizer asks FDA to grant emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in kids aged 5 to 11 [Video]

Pfizer asks FDA to grant emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccine in kids aged 5 to 11

Pfizer on Thursday formally applied for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) with the Food and Drug Administration for a smaller dose of its COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged between 5 and 11.

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'Terrible dilemma': Toobin on FDA's Alzheimer treatment approval [Video]

'Terrible dilemma': Toobin on FDA's Alzheimer treatment approval

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin weighs in on the FDA’s approval of a new Alzheimer’s drug in June despite the FDA’s advisory committee concluding there wasn’t enough evidence to support the..

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Trump's FDA commissioner says Delta variant hasn't run its course [Video]

Trump's FDA commissioner says Delta variant hasn't run its course

Former FDA commissioner under President Donald Trump Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNN’s Pamela Brown that he doesn’t think the surge of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has run it’s course in the US.

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Former FDA Commissioner: Delta variant will likely run its course by Thanksgiving [Video]

Former FDA Commissioner: Delta variant will likely run its course by Thanksgiving

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner under President Trump, tells CNN’s Pamela Brown that the current Delta variant surge of coronavirus will likely finish running its course by the..

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Fauci reacts to FDA recommendation on Covid-19 booster shots [Video]

Fauci reacts to FDA recommendation on Covid-19 booster shots

Vaccine advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration declined to recommend the agency approve Covid-19 booster doses for everyone who got vaccinated six months ago or longer. However, they did..

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Biden admin defends early booster push before vote by FDA advisers [Video]

Biden admin defends early booster push before vote by FDA advisers

CNN’s Phil Mattingly reports.

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FDA vaccine panel rejects plan to offer Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans [Video]

FDA vaccine panel rejects plan to offer Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans

In a vote of 61-3, a key Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel rejected a plan to approve Pfizer booster shots.

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Ebola epidemic: 'Ebanga' treatment arrives on market after FDA approval [Video]

Ebola epidemic: 'Ebanga' treatment arrives on market after FDA approval

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FDA to discuss Pfizer booster shot [Video]

FDA to discuss Pfizer booster shot

FDA to discuss Pfizer booster shot

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3 new studies support arguments for a Pfizer booster - right before the FDA is set to debate a 3rd shot for fully vaccinated Ame [Video]

3 new studies support arguments for a Pfizer booster - right before the FDA is set to debate a 3rd shot for fully vaccinated Ame

CNN’s Sanjay Gupta and Elizabeth Cohen report.

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Klain: FDA and CDC approval required before COVID booster shot rollout in September [Video]

Klain: FDA and CDC approval required before COVID booster shot rollout in September

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain says the Biden administration will wait for FDA and CDC approval before offering vaccine booster shots but is still optimistic that some Americans will be able to..

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Klain: WH won't offer covid boosters without FDA, CDC sign off [Video]

Klain: WH won't offer covid boosters without FDA, CDC sign off

White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain tells CNN’s Dana Bash that when it comes to vaccine boosters, the Biden administration is “ready to go once the science says go.”

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FDA urges people to stop taking Ivermectin for COVID-19 [Video]

FDA urges people to stop taking Ivermectin for COVID-19

The FDA is urging people to stop taking Ivermectin because large doses can be extremely dangerous and it has not been approved for use in treating or preventing COVID-19 in humans.

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Covaxin's US approval delayed as FDA asks for more data

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DCGI waiver likely to bring foreign vaccines like Pfizer, Moderna a step closer

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What is Remdesivir and is the drug really useful in treating COVID-19? All you need to know

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Govt fast-tracks nod for Covid vaccination cleared in other countries

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US recommends 'pause' to Johnson & Johnson jab rollout over blood clot fears

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The US Food and Drug Administration has recommended a "pause" to the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine so it can investigate reports of blood clots.
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Karnataka: KPSC FDA exam postponed after question paper leak, six held

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Johns Hopkins Professor Says U.S. COVID Response is Like 'Operation Turtle Speed'

Operation Warp Speed is a misnomer, according to a Johns Hopkins doctor ... the frustrated doc says it's more like Operation Turtle Speed. Professor Marty Makary is angry the FDA hasn't gone the route..
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Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for drug trials to treat chemotherapy-induced anemia

In a regulatory filing, Zydus Cadila said it has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to initiate clinical trials of Desidustat in CIA. Zydus Cadila Chairman Pankaj R..
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FDA warns against combination of malaria drug and Gilead's remdesivir

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday issued a warning to healthcare providers against administering malaria drug hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine in combination with Gilead Sciences'..
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India approves emergency use of remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients

Remdesivir is the first drug to show improvement in Covid-19 patients in formal clinical trials. It was granted emergency use authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration last month and has..
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NRI’s disinfectant tech gets US-FDA nod for medical use

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Roche wins U.S. nod for COVID-19 antibody test, aims to boost output

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US OKs remdesivir; India plans trials

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'UN chief Guterres salutes countries like India for helping others in fight against Covid-19'

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U.S. expands use of coronavirus diagnostic test

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted emergency use approval for state public health laboratories to start testing for the new flu-like coronavirus from China using kits developed by..
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday it is seeking special emergency authorization from the Food and Drug Administration to allow U.S. states to use a CDC-developed..
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The Centre for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) has designated Cytotron—a device invented in India by a Bengaluru scientist—as a “Breakthrough..
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Maharashtra: State FDA cautions people on dubious ayurvedic medicines

In the inspection drive conducted across the state, medicines with false claims worth Rs 20 lakh were seized by the authority.
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FDA raids across Maharashtra to nab e-cigarettes & hookah sellers

Earlier this year, Maharashtra banned ENDS, but this week, the FDA officials started inspections to check the illegal sales of e-cigarette near schools, colleges and various educational institutes in..
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Dabbawalas vouch for 'eating right' initiative in schools

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Video of Mumbai idli vendor using toilet water goes viral, FDA orders enquiry

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