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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Outlines Inspection and Assessment Activities During Pandemic, Roadmap for Future State of Operations | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-outlines-inspection-and-assessment-activities-during-pandemic

May 5th, 2021 - For Immediate Release: May 05, 2021 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new report titled, “Resiliency Roadmap for FDA Inspectional Oversight,” outlining the agency’s inspectional activities during the COVID-19 pandemic and its detailed plan to move toward a more consistent state of operations, including the FDA’s priorities related to this work going forward. “Like most organ...

Fast Five Quiz: Squamous Cell Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928233

May 4th, 2021 - Lung cancer continues to be the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which accounts for 85% of all lung cancers, is divided histologically into adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma. In the United States, Canada, and many European countries, squamous cell carcinoma is the second most common histologic subtype of lung c...

Progress Stalling on Malaria Elimination
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950546

May 4th, 2021 - In its final report on the E-2020 initiative, the World Health Organization (WHO) touted its progress on its goal of eliminating malaria throughout the world. But critics are charging that progress has stalled. The E-2020 initiative supported the efforts of twenty-one countries in eliminating malaria. In a remarkable achievement, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, eight E-2020 member coun...

Hospira Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall for One Lot of Sterile Water for Injection, USP, Due to the Potential Presence of Visible Particulate | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/hospira-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-one-lot-sterile-water-injection-usp-due-potential

Summary Company Announcement Date: May 04, 2021 FDA Publish Date: May 04, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Due to visible particulate Company Name: Hospira, Inc. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Hospira, Inc. Product Description: Product Description Sterile Water for Injection, USP, 100 mL Single Dose Glass Fliptop Vial Company Announcement Hospira, Inc., a P...

Hospira Issues A Voluntary Nationwide Recall for One Lot of 0.5% Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Injection, USP and One Lot of 1% Lidocaine HCl Injection, USP Due to Mislabeling | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/hospira-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-one-lot-05-bupivacaine-hydrochloride-injection-usp-and

Summary Company Announcement Date: May 04, 2021 FDA Publish Date: May 04, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Due to mislabeling Company Name: Hospira, Inc. Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Hospira, Inc. Product Description: Product Description 0.5% Bupivacaine Hydrochloride Injection, USP 30 mL and 1% Lidocaine HCl Injection, USP 30 mL Company Announcement Hosp...

Chilean Regulator Sees No Clouds Over Sputnik Vaccine Despite Brazilian Rejection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950339

May 3rd, 2021 - SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The director of Chile's health regulator said he sees no evidence of safety issues with Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine developed in Russia, despite its rejection by the Brazilian health regulator this week over a lack of information about its safety. Heriberto Garcia, the director of Chile's Public Health Institute (ISP), said Chile was seeking clarity from the vaccine's d...

EU Aims to Open Up to More Foreign Tourists This Summer Despite COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950342

May 3rd, 2021 - BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's executive has recommended easing COVID-19 travel restrictions next month to let foreign travellers from more countries enter the EU, hoping to boost the stricken tourism industry this summer. Under current restrictions, people from only seven countries, including Australia and Singapore, can enter the EU on holiday, regardless of whether they have been ...

US Sets Pandemic-era High for Air Travel, Over 1.6 Million
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950488

May 3rd, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States set another record for the number of air travelers since the pandemic set in, although passenger numbers remain far below 2019 levels. More than 1.6 million people were screened at US airport checkpoints on Sunday, according to the Transportation Security Administration. That w...

No Regrets: AstraZeneca's Soriot Defends COVID-19 Vaccine Supply
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950254

May 2nd, 2021 - LONDON (Reuters) - Pascal Soriot, who is under intense fire from the European Union over the delivery of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccines, said on Friday the drugmaker he runs had not overpromised on the supply of shots. The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker, alleging that it did not respect its contract or have a "reliable" plan to ensure tim...

Pfizer Exporting US-Made COVID-19 Vaccines to Mexico, Canada
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950358

May 2nd, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Pfizer began exporting COVID-19 vaccines to Mexico last week that were made in its U.S. plant in Kalamazoo, Michigan, according to Reuters. Last week's shipment marks the first time that Pfizer has delivered doses abroad from U.S. facilities after a Trump administration restriction on dose expor...

US Will Restrict Travel From India
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950360

May 2nd, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. will begin restricting travel from India on Tuesday as a coronavirus surge continues to swell across the country. The Biden administration announced the decision on Friday based on advice from the CDC. "The policy will be implemented in light of extraordinarily high COVID-19 caseloads a...

Russia Produces First Batch of COVID-19 Vaccine for Animals: Regulator
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950278

May 2nd, 2021 - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has produced the world's first batch - 17,000 doses - of COVID-19 vaccines for animals, its agricultural regulator said on Friday. Russia registered Carnivac-Cov in March after tests showed it generated antibodies against COVID-19 in dogs, cats, foxes and mink. The first batch will be supplied to several regions of Russia, the regulator Rosselkhoznadzor said in a state...

Brazil Calls on Countries to Share Spare Vaccines
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950274

May 2nd, 2021 - GENEVA (Reuters) - Countries should share spare vaccine doses with Brazil to help the global fight against COVID-19 and meet the battered country's goal of inoculating all citizens by year-end, Brazilian Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said on Friday. Speaking to a World Health Organization (WHO) briefing, Queiroga said Brazil had administered 41 million vaccine doses but needed more supplies ...

Some EU Nations Still Want Valneva COVID-19 Vaccine Deal: Sources
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950292

May 2nd, 2021 - PARIS (Reuters) - Some EU countries still want Brussels to strike a deal to buy Valneva's COVID-19 vaccine candidate despite a recent setback in talks, as the bloc aim to shore up and diversify supplies, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters. A spokesman for the European Commission said last week the French vaccine maker had not met conditions required to reach an agreement, two days aft...

Russia Records More Than 400,000 Excess Deaths During Pandemic: Reuters Calculations
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950298

May 2nd, 2021 - MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia recorded more than 400,000 excess deaths from last April to this March during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Reuters calculations based on data from the state statistics agency published on Friday. Excess death figures, which some epidemiologists say are the best way to measure the true toll from COVID-19 given that counting methods vary between countries, surpass...

Brodalumab Shows Promise in Axial Spondyloarthritis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950264

May 2nd, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Brodalumab may be a potential therapeutic option for patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), according to interim results of a phase-3 study. Brodalumab, which selectively inhibits interleukin-17 receptor A (IL-17RA), is approved for the treatment of plaque psoriasis in North America, Canada, Europe, Japan and other Asian countries.

Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC, Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Lots of NP Thyroid® (Thyroid Tablets, USP) Due to Sub Potency | FDA
https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/acella-pharmaceuticals-llc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-certain-lots-np-thyroidr-thyroid-0

Summary Company Announcement Date: April 29, 2021 FDA Publish Date: April 30, 2021 Product Type: Drugs Reason for Announcement: Recall Reason Description Sub potency Company Name: Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC Brand Name: Brand Name(s) Acella Product Description: Product Description NP Thyroid (Thyroid Tablets, USP) Company Announcement Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC, is voluntarily recalling certai...

Life Expectancy With HIV on the Increase in Latin America and Caribbean
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950176

Apr 29th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Growing availability of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to a rise in life expectancy among people living with HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a new study. Dr. Jessica L. Castilho told Reuters Health by email that although these results are a consequence of increased access to ART in the current "Treat All" era as designated by the World Heal...

India's Infections Surge, Vaccination for Athletes, Rules for Fully Vaccinated People: COVID-19 Global Weekly Highlights
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950243

Apr 29th, 2021 - These are the global coronavirus stories you need to know about this week. The surge of COVID-19 infections in India continues with another record rise of 386,452 daily cases reported on Friday. On the same day there were 3498 deaths reported, meaning the total number of COVID-19 fatalities in India is more than 204,000. Hospitals in New Delhi and many other states severely hit by the second wa...

Australia Says Two Deaths Not Likely to Be Linked to COVID-19 Vaccine
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950171

Apr 29th, 2021 - SYDNEY (Reuters) - There is no evidence linking the deaths of two Australians to coronavirus vaccine doses they received, the chief of the country's medicines regulator said on Thursday. The deaths in the most populous state of New South Wales (NSW) came just days after the men got the shots, media said. One was a 71-year-old with several underlying conditions, who took the AstraZeneca vaccine,...