US FDA Mulls Granting Regulated Industry Flexibility To Respond To Misinformation
The rapid pace inaccurate information spreads on social media may necessitate loosening some of FDA’s regulations to let sponsors respond, Commissioner Robert Califf said at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Califf also worried about how legitimate debate can undermine public confidence in FDA.
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