Medical Health Cluster


Emergency Use Authorization

About Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) The Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) authority allows FDA to help strengthen the nation’s public health protections against chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats including infectious diseases, by facilitating the availability and use of medical countermeasures (MCMs) needed during public health emergencies. Under section 564 of the […]

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FDA expands emergency authorization for Covid-19 booster shots to all adults

The Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccine boosters on Friday, signaling that the shots can be given to anyone aged 18 or older at least six months after completion of the primary vaccine series. The new policy still requires signoff […]

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