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FDA approves the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox
FDA has approved tecovirimat (TPOXX—SIGA Technologies Inc.), the first drug with an indication for treatment of smallpox, the agency said Friday. The World Health Organization declared smallpox eradicated in 1980; however, there is concern that it could be used as a potential bioweapon.
FDA forms task force to address drug shortages
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced Thursday the creation of a task force to address persistent drug shortages in the United States. Although the number of new drug shortages has decreased since 2011, some medically necessary products continue to be in short supply.
July 10, 2018
CDC/APhA guide is catching physicians’ eye
DoctorsLounge, a website that provides educational resources to doctors, students, and allied clinical professionals, recently promoted CDC's Creating Community-Clinical Linkages between Community…0 comments
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