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Alzheimer’s Drug Poses a Dilemma for the F.D.A.

Henry Magendantz, 84, was unhooked from an I.V. after receiving an infusion of the experimental Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab.Credit…Kayana Szymczak for The New York Times Alzheimer’s Drug Poses a Dilemma for the F.D.A. If the agency approves it, aducanumab would be the first new Alzheimer’s treatment since 2003. Patients are desperate for new options, but some… Read More »

Who Will Be the Next F.D.A. Chief?

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Vaccine Rollout See Your Local Risk New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Who Will Be the Next F.D.A. Chief? Two leading contenders generate wider debate about the leadership needed to restore morale and scientific integrity to an… Read More »

F.D.A. to Release Stricter Guidelines for Emergency Vaccine Authorization

The Food and Drug Administration plans to soon issue stricter guidelines for the emergency authorization of any new coronavirus vaccine, adding a new layer of caution to the vetting process even as President Trump continues to contradict his own scientific experts and promise that a vaccine will be available as early as next month. The… Read More »