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Perspective: How Should the FDA Evaluate Psychedelic Medicine?
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Psychiatry November 14th 2023
The FDA and Moderna’s Cozy Relationship: How Lax Rules Enable a Revolving Door Culture
The “revolving door” phenomenon, exemplified by the transition of Doran Fink from the FDA to Moderna, raises critical questions about public trust and regulatory integrity. As healthcare professionals, understanding these dynamics can inform our perspectives on regulatory processes and pharmaceutical industry relationships.
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FDA Issues Alert on Wrong COVID Vaccine Doses for Children
The FDA has issued an alert to healthcare providers to ensure the correct volume of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is withdrawn from the vial for children aged six months to 11 years. This comes amid reports of double doses being administered to children, emphasizing the importance of precise dosage in vaccine administration.
Family Medicine/General Practice November 8th 2023
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