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COVID Therapeutics Progress (Or Lack Thereof) May Be Political Vulnerability For US FDA

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COVID treatments have not advanced as rapidly or as publicly as vaccines. That may trigger some issues for the US FDA as Congress digs into the next phase of the COVID response – and starts to assess agency performance and leadership after the crisis.

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