False Negative COVID-19 Tests Further Complicated by Variants

The FDA notes that many of the emergency use authorization (EUA) tests currently being utilized are subject to false-negative results.  The FDA emphasizes (here) that variants seen in the virus may have a significant impact on COVID-19 tests and this will likely occur with greater frequency, especially as some of the variants become predominant in […]

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NEWS FLASH – COVID-19 Vaccine Vote from the Advisory Committee Meeting

Today was the FDA vaccine advisory committee meeting to provide feedback to the FDA regarding the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine.  I don’t think anyone will be surprised by the outcome, especially since the pre-meeting package written by the FDA was extremely favorable regarding the safety profile and the very high efficacy rates seen in the study. […]

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