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GOP COVID Bill Calls For FDA, CDC To Speed Diagnostic, Vaccine R&D

By Beth Wang / July 27, 2020 at 10:04 PM
Senate Republicans’ COVID-19 relief package, introduced Monday (July 27), calls on FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to coordinate on efforts to improve and speed development of diagnostic tests, treatments and vaccines for emerging infectious diseases, and to work with stakeholders to identify medical product supply needs for public health emergency response. The bill also would allow FDA to transfer up to $5 million in appropriations each year to the Reagan-Udall Foundation for FDA, which is currently...


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