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Regeneron Asks F.D.A. for Emergency Approval for Drug That Trump Claimed Cured Him

The drug maker Regeneron said on Wednesday evening that it had submitted an application to the Food and Drug Administration for emergency approval of the experimental antibody cocktail that President Trump had praised just hours earlier without evidence as a “cure” for the coronavirus. The company said that at first, access to the treatment would… Read More »

SA emergency workers train for ambo duty

South Australian emergency service workers will be trained as volunteer ambulance personnel to further boost the state’s COVID-19 response capability. The SA government initiative will see 24 State Emergency Service volunteers learn ambulance driving skills, CPR and other capabilities to boost operations, particularly in regional areas. It is the first time the service has trained… Read More »

Even after FDA’s coronavirus vaccine guidance, the emergency path remains a mystery: GlobalData

In reviewing potential COVID-19 vaccines, FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn has pledged to “not cut corners” or allow politics to affect decisionmaking. But while the agency has laid out clear efficacy requirements for a full approval, the emergency use authorization pathway isn’t so clear, analytics firm GlobalData said. Even after the agency presented its COVID-19 vaccine guidance to… Read More »