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How COVID-19 drug/vaccine decisions might be based on little evidence

At this point, the Food and Drug Administration could grant emergency-use authorization. In other words, the two vaccines could hinge on the combined results of 64 people. Haseltine concludes: If — or perhaps when — positive early results from these trials are announced, keep my warnings in mind. These protocols seem designed to get a… Read More »

Migraine, cholesterol upstarts top the list of FDA decisions to watch this quarter

It’s a new year, which means it’s a new opportunity for drugmakers hoping to pass FDA muster for new therapies––some of which could be sniffing after blockbuster sales.  In the first quarter, the FDA is set to decide on a group of new drugs that come with high hopes, high scrutiny and, in some cases, raised… Read More »