FDA gives emergency authorization to most precise coronavirus-antibody test yet
NEW YORK — A new, next-level coronavirus-antibody test that measures not just antibodies’ presence but also how much protection they afford are on the way.The test, which on Wednesday received emergency-use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, measures the number of neutralizing antibodies that the body’s immune system has produced after exposure, reported CNBC. While previous tests have measured antibody levels, this one zeroes in on the antibodies that attack two specific aspects of the novel coronavirus.This “new generation” of test, the COVID-SeroKlir, was developed by...
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‘FDA guidelines on vapes must adhere with law’
‘FDA guidelines on vapes must adhere with law’Paolo Romero(The Philippine Star) – November 26, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — Senate President Vicente Sotto III has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to guarantee that the guidelines it will issue for vape and heated tobacco products (HTPs) are compliant with the law that allowed the sale of safer nicotine alternatives.Sotto made the call during recent deliberations on the proposed budget of the Department of Health (DOH), where he stressed that FDA regulations for these nicotine alternatives should not make it difficult for them...
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Covid-19 Vaccine: Pfizer Seeks Emergency Approval From FDA
Pfizer and BioNTech have sought an emergency approval of their coronavirus vaccine from the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) in the US.The two companies made the application on Friday, November 20, 2020, days after they announced that their vaccine has been found to be 90 percent effective against coronavirus.In the event that the request is granted, the vaccine is to be distributed on a limited basis as President Donald Trump announced in a televised address days ago.It is to be distributed in phases with frontline workers, the elderly and high-risk expected to first receive doses as indic...
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FDA: EUA to enable arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in PH before Q2 2021
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Friday that the availability of the COVID-19 vaccines in the country before the second quarter of 2021 would only be possible if President Rodrigo Duterte lets the agency issue the emergency use authorization (EUA) for it.FDA Director-General Eric Domingo said in an online press briefing that EUA could expedite the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines.“Yes, I would think so, once we have the EUA mechanism in place,” he said when asked if EUA could make possible the arrival of the vaccines by the second quarter of next year.Health authorities have sought ...
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