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fda nov02 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and Homeland Security Agencies including Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) have come together to curtail the entry of harmful products hazardous to public health, to the country, through International Mail Facilities (IMFs). maternalhildhealth sept23 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced financial support of $360 million towards maternal and child health in the country. Out of this, $341 million was allocated to 55 states, territories and nonprofit organizations through the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program, and $16 million to the State Maternal Health Innovation (State MHI) Pro salmonella july22 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections in 15 states affecting about 125 people. Read More
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3 Scientists Share Nobel Prize In Medicine For Discovery Of Hepatitis C Virus

This year's Nobel Prize in Medicine is awarded jointly to to three scientists for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus, a landmark achievement in the ongoing battle against viral diseases. Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice made a decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem that causes cirrhosis and liver cancer in people aroun
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porksnackstick 1218The Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued a public health alert for Country Meats' ready-to-eat "HOT BBQ Flavor Smoked Pork Snack Sticks" due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
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Event DateSymbolDrug NameEvent Name
04/13/21MRKKEYTRUDA (sBLA)FDA decision on KEYTRUDA for the first-line treatment of patients with locally advanced unresectable or metastatic carcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
04/07/21CMRXBrincidofovir (NDA)FDA decision on Brincidofovir as a medical countermeasure for smallpox
04/03/21ACADNUPLAZID (sNDA)FDA decision on NUPLAZID for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis
03/31/21AVEOTivozanib (NDA)FDA decision on Tivozanib treatment for relapsed or refractory renal cell carcinoma
03/29/21MRKKEYTRUDA (sBLA)FDA decision on KEYTRUDA for Patients with High-Risk Early-Stage triple-negative breast cancer Based on KEYNOTE-522 Trial
03/28/21ALPMY, ALPMYMirabegron (NDA)FDA decision on Mirabegron oral suspension for the treatment of neurogenic detrusor overactivity (NDO) in pediatric patients aged three years and older.
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