FDA Postpones Foreign Inspections Until April, Limits Domestic Travel

By Beth Wang / March 10, 2020 at 3:37 PM
FDA postponed all of its foreign inspections, effective immediately, until April , FDA chief Stephen Hahn announced Tuesday (March 10) -- coming amid a wave of event and meeting cancellations throughout the United States as coronavirus spreads throughout the country, and as other countries mandate quarantines. Any FDA inspections outside the United States that are deemed “mission-critical” will be considered on a case-by-case basis, Hahn said. In a separate email sent to agency staff, FDA Chief Operating Officer Jim Sigg...

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