Food and Drug Administration

US health officials warns monkeypox could mutate to resist antiviral drug

Tpoxx, which has been prescribed to tens of thousands of patients afflicted with monkeypox, works by targeting a single protein found on monkeypox, smallpox and similar viruses.

published on : 16th September 2022

FDA lifts hold on Covaxin's clinical trials in US

The FDA's earlier decision, in April, to put on hold the trials was based on the US firm's decision to voluntarily implement a temporary pause in dosing participants of the jab.

published on : 24th May 2022

Maharashtra: Cases filed against e-commerce firm after FDA detects illegal sale of abortion kits in parts of state

FDA Assistant Commissioner Ganesh Rokade said the administration had received information that abortion drugs were being sold illegally on Meesho.com, an online portal.

published on : 7th May 2022

Covaxin's phase 2/3 clinical trials put on hold in the US

The WHO had earlier suspended supply through UN agencies of Coavaxin after inspectors identified good manufacturing practice deficiencies in the company's pharma plant.

published on : 14th April 2022

US FDA puts Covaxin's second phase trials in US on hold after fallout on WHO's observations

WHO had earlier suspended the supply of Covaxin through US procurement agencies, after its inspectors identified GMP deficiencies in the Bharat Biotech's manufacturing plants.

published on : 14th April 2022

Moderna seeks FDA authorization for 4th dose of Covid shot  

Moderna said its request for an additional dose was based on “recently published data generated in the United States and Israel following the emergence of Omicron.”

published on : 18th March 2022

State has ample medical supply for second COVID-19 wave, says Maharashtra FDA

According to the FDA, the state has 51,425 injections of Remdesivir, 20,25,381 Favipiravir tablets and their Nagpur lab has currently stored 1.97 lakh injections that are ready to be distributed.

published on : 24th February 2021

The three-faced man and the other blue pill: Top medical advances of 2018

The year 2018 saw some miraculous medical achievements, Check them out!

published on : 29th December 2018