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Like Sands Through The Hourglass, So Are Janet Woodcock’s Days As Acting FDA Commissioner

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Janet Woodcock has been a no-nonsense acting commissioner, but there’s plenty of drama in the nomination process as opposition and support for her to become permanent head of the US FDA continues to mount while the wait for President Biden’s nominee drags on.

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