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FDA Antibiotic Legislation Should Focus On Criteria, Not Bacteria, Woodcock Says

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Executive Summary

Congress should allow the agency to determine which drug-resistant bacteria sponsors should target in order to earn incentives for antibiotic development, rather than list specific pathogens, CDER Director Janet Woodcock suggested to a House panel March 8. The window to change the GAIN Act appears to be closing, though.

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