Emergency: FDA approves first coronavirus antigen test

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given diagnostic health care manufacturer Quidel Corp. emergency-use authorization for its COVID-19 antigen test, the first of its kind. "The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a COVID-19 antigen test, a new category of tests for use in the ongoing … Continue reading Emergency: FDA approves first coronavirus antigen test

Trump: Expect coronavirus vaccine before the end of 2020

President Donald Trump on Sunday said he expects to see a vaccine for the coronavirus by the end of the year. "We are pushing it really hard," Trump said during a virtual town hall on Fox News Channel. "We're also pushing something. We are very confident that we're going to have a vaccine at the … Continue reading Trump: Expect coronavirus vaccine before the end of 2020

Right to Try: The new health law approved by Trump’s administration

Terminal ill patients in the United States have gained “legal rights” to try unproven treatments that may increase their chances against diseases and other health challenges. President Donald Trump affixed his signature on the bill last Wednesday and described unhindered access to the listed drugs as a “fundamental freedom” for all. The health law survived … Continue reading Right to Try: The new health law approved by Trump’s administration

U.S. Bans Antibacterial Soap Chemicals Over Health Risks.

The US Food and Drug Administration placed a ban on several key ingredients used in the making of antibacterial hand soap. The agency warns that most chemicals used in these health care products doesn't make it safer than others, adding that there are health risks that cannot be ignored. A report from the AFP says the country's … Continue reading U.S. Bans Antibacterial Soap Chemicals Over Health Risks.