FDA urged to follow science, not hope, in quest for COVID-19 cures
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Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and FDA’s former Acting Chief Scientist Luciana Borio Thursday cautioned the agency to put science ahead of hope when responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
They spoke with BioCentury following public statements from President Donald Trump calling for widespread use of unapproved drugs under compassionate use to treat COVID-19. ...