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Former FDA Commissioners Gottlieb and McClellan propose actions to speed COVID-19 countermeasures

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March 19, 2020 9:17 PM UTC
Updated on Mar 25, 2020 at 9:50 PM UTC

FDA should create task forces to facilitate the rapid development of point-of-care diagnostics, therapeutics and prophylactics for COVID-19, former FDA Commissioners Scott Gottlieb and Mark McClellan recommended in a working paper released Thursday.

They also called for the creation of a public-private partnership, led by the White House, to create and operate a COVID-19 surveillance system. ...