Tag: EUA

September 24, 2021
FDA Approves Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, Booster Shots on the Way

The Pfizer vaccine receives full FDA approval, while a new EUA authorizes booster shots for certain populations.

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June 6, 2021
FDA Approves First New Weight Loss Drug Since 2014, Issues EUA for COVID-19 Antibody

Wegovy (semaglutide) and sotrovimab will soon be available.

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May 10, 2021
FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorization for Bamlanivimab for COVID-19

Due to mutating viral strains, the potential benefits of this COVID-19 drug no longer outweigh the risks.

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March 5, 2021
FDA Issues EUA for Third COVID-19 Vaccine

The single-dose Janssen vaccine was analyzed in a trial of 39,000 patients.

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December 9, 2020
FDA Authorizes Two COVID-19 Vaccines, At-Home Test, More Treatments

Vaccine candidates from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna received EUAs, as did the first at-home test that delivers results in 30 minutes, and two treatments for the virus.

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November 30, 2020
FDA Approves Veklury for COVID-19, Issues EUA for Bamlanivimab

Veklury is approved for hospitalized patients, while bamlanivimab is being investigated in mild-to-moderate cases of COVID-19.

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June 9, 2020
COVID-19: Hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir Updates

The malaria drug loses an EUA for COVID-19, while the FDA warns of drug interactions that can reduce antiviral effectiveness.

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May 7, 2020
Remdesivir a Potential Treatment for COVID-19?

The FDA allows emergency use in response to positive trials, but more research is needed.

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