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Warp Speed’s Slaoui predicts vaccinations starting within days of the 10 December advisory committee for Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. Regeneron’s monoclonal cocktail follows Lilly’s antibody product with an EUA.
The US FDA has experienced an extended period with an acting commissioner. However, the agency continues to achieve its user fee dates, and hardly appears rudderless. Still, having a confirmed commissioner will give FDA more stability and power. But with application review looking to become more efficient and flexible, what could a new commissioner do to change the relationship between industry and FDA?
Trump and Biden trade barbs in debate that included a suggestion by the president that coronavirus vaccine development delays are political and saw Biden questioned on whether he was contributing to vaccine hesitancy.
‘What we have to guard against is that when the streets quiet down … a lot of people are going to go back to their normal lives,’ Merck CEO Ken Frazier says in an interview with CNBC.
"At least four" guidances will replace it, Commissioner Gottlieb notes in frank update which states "I don’t want to look back ten years from now and wish there were more policies we had pursued, or more steps we had taken, to stop the advance of this crisis."
25 Oct 2016
09 Dec 2015