A former FDA official compared the move to “letting the Wild West be the Wild West.”
By Julia Conley, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 8-21-2020
Public health experts on Friday raised alarm over a new policy unveiled by the Health and Human Services Department blocking the Food and Drug Administration from regulating a number of laboratory tests including those that test for Covid-19.
The administration announced on the HHS website that it wants many tests for the coronavirus and other diseases to reach the market without the regulatory process which ensures the tests are accurate and not fraudulent. Continue reading