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Food and Drug Administration

Agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services

The United States Food and Drug Administration is a Federal agency of the Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for protecting and promoting public health through the control and supervision of food safety, tobacco products, dietary supplements, prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drugs (medications), vaccines, biopharmaceuticals, blood transfusions, medical devices, electromagnetic radiation emitting devices (ERED), cosmetics, animal foods & feed and veterinary products.

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Officials said Wednesday that vaccine distribution will be set in motion "within 24 hours" of FDA approval.
Credit: CBS News - Published 2 days ago

Philanthropist bashes White House's pandemic response, calling it "a mismanaged situation every step of the way."
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

The former FDA commissioner says the vaccine will be used "almost in a therapeutic sense" in its initial months.
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Experts say the FDA has a rigorous process for vetting any COVID-19 treatment, though there is a loophole.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

A group of career scientists at the Food and Drug Administration vowed that their work would continue unimpeded and independent of political influence.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago

The letter comes after the agency came under heavy fire for approving convalescent plasma therapy for emergency use as a COVID-19 treatment.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

We are committed to making decisions guided by the best evidence. Our approach has been and must remain the gold standard that all can rely upon.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 1 week ago

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