E&C GOP Demand More Info About FDA-Funded Gain-Of-Function Studies

By Jessica Karins / March 28, 2023 at 7:14 PM
Top House Energy & Commerce Committee Republicans are demanding more information from FDA on its funding and use of specific gain-of-function research methods, saying the agency provided an inadequate response to an earlier inquiry about its research on coronaviruses. The lawmakers say the additional information they’re seeking will help provide more context around FDA-funded coronavirus research studies that the agency previously acknowledged did involve manipulation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It also will help the lawmakers assess whether FDA’s oversight of...

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