Senate Panel OKs Califf Nomination for F.D.A. Chief

As a cardiologist, Dr. Califf spent decades leading clinical trials at the Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina. Most recently, he led clinical policy and strategy for Verily, the…

FDA OKs Emergency Use of Merck Pill for COVID-19

Dec. 23, 2021 — The FDA has granted emergency use authorization to Merck‚Äôs antiviral drug to treat adults with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at risk for severe disease.…