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FDA Warns Of False-Negative Test Results

(CNN) - A COVID-19 test might give people a false sense of their status. The Food and Drug Administration says the test by curative labs can return false negatives. The warning came down Monday. The FDA advised health care…

FDA: Okay To Use Extra Dose From Pfizer Vaccine Vials

(CNN) - There may be more COVID vaccine doses out there than have been reported. The Food and Drug Administration says health care providers can squeeze up to 40% more doses from the existing supply. That guidance comes after…

FDA: No Safety Concerns With Moderna Vaccine

(CNN) - Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is next to be considered for emergency use authorization in the United States for people ages 18 and older. The FDA has already authorized the Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the U.S.…

FDA Approves Genetically Modified Pig

Las Vegas, NV (KVVU) - The FDA has approved a genetically modified pig that promises a number of uses, including being safe to eat by people with certain allergies. It's the first time in history a genetically modified animal…

FDA Group Confirms Pfizer Vaccine Efficacy

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has confirmed safety data and efficacy of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. An FDA advisory committee will next consider the vaccine for emergency use authorization in the United States. The group released a…

FDA Revises Use Guidelines For Expired Masks

Sacramento, CA (KMAX) - Do face masks expire? Probably not; according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA posted new guidance about face coverings on its website Tuesday. One of the most notable additions has to do with…

FDA Plans Meetings For Vaccine Authorization

(CNN) - It looks like the Food and Drug Administration is getting closer to approving two COVID-19 vaccines. The agency has asked members of its Vaccine Advisory Committee to reserve December 17th and 18th for meetings. A source says…

FDA Authorizes Regenor's Antibody Cocktail

(CNN) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is authorizing Regeneron's antibody cocktail for some patients who test positive for COVID-19. On Saturday, the FDA said it's okay to give it to high-risk patients with mild or moderate symptoms.…

FDA Warns Of Companies Selling Fake Products

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration has sent warning letters to companies selling products that falsely claim to treat COVID-19. The FDA says West Virginia-based Pro Breath MD/Dentist Select, and Oracare are marketing fraudulent products on their websites.…

FDA Releases New Tool For Foodborne Outbreaks

(CNN) - The FDA has a new way of getting information out about outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. The agency says it will start publishing a weekly update on all outbreak cases its investigating. The updates will include the stages…