COVID-19: CDC, FDA and CMS Guidance

Sep 29, 2020
Weekly COVID-19 cases among college-aged youth increased 55% nationally between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sep 28, 2020
States and COVID-19 testing laboratories have reported more than 277,000 COVID-19 cases in school-aged children since March, with about twice as many cases in children aged 12-17 than younger children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Sep 24, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration authorized for emergency use the first serology test to help identify individuals with antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 at the point of care.
Sep 21, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration reissued its emergency use authorization for the Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test to indicate that the product is intended for specimens collected “from individuals who are suspected of COVID-19 by their health care provider within the first seven days of the onset of…
Sep 18, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug application for propofol injectable emulsion, an intravenous general anesthetic and sedation drug in short supply.
Sep 18, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its testing guidance for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Sep 17, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved dexmedetomidine hydrochloride in 0.9% sodium chloride injection for the sedation of initially intubated and mechanically ventilated patients in an intensive-care setting and of non-intubated patients prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures.
Sep 16, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services today released its strategy for the public distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Sep 16, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released comparative performance data for 55 COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests.
Sep 11, 2020
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study revealed that adults with positive SARS-CoV-2 test results were approximately twice as likely to have reported dining at restaurants within 14 days of developing symptoms compared with those whose test results were negative.