Latest "fda" stories
The shadow of anthrax: The voluntary COVID-19 vaccination effort owes much to past failures
The voluntary COVID-19 vaccine effort stands in stark contrast to the Pentagon’s mandatory Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program, which began in 1998. Those who refused often faced harsh penalties.
By Todd South
Explainer: On the front lines of developing a test for the coronavirus
. If you don’t know who has a disease, it’s impossible to predict its spread, how many people will get it, or how many people may die from it.
By Dr. David Pride, University of California San Diego
Explainer: How do you test for coronavirus?
Dr. Maureen Ferran has the answers.
By Maureen Ferran, Rochester Institute of Technology
Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen hit with new pot, CBD rules
The new directives are designed to guide service members in an era of evolving state and federal rules on cannabis products.
By Carl Prine
The FDA has approved the use of this potential life saver for troops on the battlefield
The Food and Drug Administration has approved freeze-dried blood plasma to be used on the battlefield to treat wounded U.S. troops.
By Noah Nash