#CDCTRAVELNOTICE: There is sustained community spread of #COVID19 globally. Older adults and all people with chronic medical conditions should consider postponing nonessential travel. More information: https://bit.ly/2IDv2KQ   .pic.twitter.com/IhRfcsqVpP
#CDCTRAVELNOTICE: There is sustained community spread of #COVID19 globally. Older adults and all people with chronic medical conditions should consider postponing nonessential travel. More information: https://bit.ly/2IDv2KQ . pic.twitter.com/IhRfcsqVpP (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCgov) Source Type: news

FDA ’ s 24/7 hotline (1-888-INFO-FDA) is available for labs to call regarding difficulties obtaining supplies for collecting patient samples for #COVID19 testing, including swabs & media needed for transport & conservation of the samples. https://go.usa.gov/xdF93   pic.twitter.com/xzFTXZDvk1
FDA’s 24/7 hotline (1-888-INFO-FDA) is available for labs to call regarding difficulties obtaining supplies for collecting patient samples for #COVID19 testing, including swabs & media needed for transport & conservation of the samples. https://go.usa.gov/xdF93  pic.twitter.com/xzFTXZDvk1 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

Clean hands keep you healthy and can stop germs from spreading to others. What you need to know about handwashing: https://cdc.gov/handwashing   pic.twitter.com/DSw2ssFQqU
Clean hands keep you healthy and can stop germs from spreading to others. What you need to know about handwashing: https://cdc.gov/handwashing  pic.twitter.com/DSw2ssFQqU (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

Tweet your questions now using #askCDC and join Dr. Jay Butler Friday morning to get answers on #COVID19. https://twitter.com/CDCgov/status/1237792989155557377   …
Tweet your questions now using #askCDC and join Dr. Jay Butler Friday morning to get answers on #COVID19. https://twitter.com/CDCgov/status/1237792989155557377 … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCgov) Source Type: news

Find the latest available information and answers to frequently asked questions about #COVID19 on our website: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-issues/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-frequently-asked-questions   … pic.twitter.com/JkaOBr3FEW
Find the latest available information and answers to frequently asked questions about #COVID19 on our website: https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/mcm-issues/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-frequently-asked-questions … pic.twitter.com/JkaOBr3FEW (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

Thread: 1/3 You ’ re likely hearing about the need to #flattenthecurve. It simply means spreading out the number of #coronavirus cases over a longer timeframe, so our healthcare and response systems don ’ t get overwhelmed...pic.twitter.com/ehnmYzDGyZ
Thread: 1/3 You’re likely hearing about the need to #flattenthecurve. It simply means spreading out the number of #coronavirus cases over a longer timeframe, so our healthcare and response systems don’t get overwhelmed... pic.twitter.com/ehnmYzDGyZ (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at Surgeon_General) Source Type: news

#CDCTRAVELNOTICE: #Coronavirus in most of #Europe. CDC recommends avoiding all nonessential travel to most of Europe. More information: https://bit.ly/33cPoUB   pic.twitter.com/GUzKut7S1S
#CDCTRAVELNOTICE: #Coronavirus in most of #Europe. CDC recommends avoiding all nonessential travel to most of Europe. More information: https://bit.ly/33cPoUB  pic.twitter.com/GUzKut7S1S (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 12, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCtravel) Source Type: news

Older adults & people with a severe chronic medical condition: Prepare in advance for the possibility of a #COVID19 outbreak in your community. Take extra measures to put distance between yourself & other people to reduce your risk of being exposed. https://bit.ly/2IAEkr5   pic.twitter.com/Z1ZXIrGAjW
Older adults & people with a severe chronic medical condition: Prepare in advance for the possibility of a #COVID19 outbreak in your community. Take extra measures to put distance between yourself & other people to reduce your risk of being exposed. https://bit.ly/2IAEkr5  pic.twitter.com/Z1ZXIrGAjW (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCgov) Source Type: news

We are working with developers of tests for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the #coronavirus disease #COVID19, to increase the availability of diagnostics for #COVID19. These developers can find answers to FAQs on our website: https://go.usa.gov/xd7ug   pic.twitter.com/YQopIDAlPV
We are working with developers of tests for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the #coronavirus disease #COVID19, to increase the availability of diagnostics for #COVID19. These developers can find answers to FAQs on our website: https://go.usa.gov/xd7ug  pic.twitter.com/YQopIDAlPV (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

Dr. Hahn discusses the role of FDA in the #COVID19 outbreak and how it adapts & responds to emerging public health issues.pic.twitter.com/fkVeVIPNgZ
Dr. Hahn discusses the role of FDA in the #COVID19 outbreak and how it adapts & responds to emerging public health issues. pic.twitter.com/fkVeVIPNgZ (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

" The third area we will focus on is innovation, choice, and competition. We are operating in a time of unsurpassed scientific and technological innovation and I am proud of the work that FDA has done in promoting such innovation. " -- @SteveFDApic.twitter.com/VXOwmdlcQl
"The third area we will focus on is innovation, choice, and competition. We are operating in a time of unsurpassed scientific and technological innovation and I am proud of the work that FDA has done in promoting such innovation." -- @SteveFDA pic.twitter.com/VXOwmdlcQl (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

" There are three discreet areas I ’ d like the Agency to focus on during my tenure as Commissioner. The first is unleashing the power of data. " -- @SteveFDApic.twitter.com/lO2Ycqr5o1
"There are three discreet areas I’d like the Agency to focus on during my tenure as Commissioner. The first is unleashing the power of data." -- @SteveFDA pic.twitter.com/lO2Ycqr5o1 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

The guidance also ensures consistent quality of work among 3P510k Review Organizations. Find out more about the final guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xd6jX  
The guidance also ensures consistent quality of work among 3P510k Review Organizations. Find out more about the final guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xd6jX  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

The guidance describes the factors the @US_FDA uses to determine device type eligibility for review by Third Party Review Organizations and outlines the process for the recognition, rerecognition, suspension, and withdrawal of recognition for 3P510k Review Organizations.
The guidance describes the factors the @US_FDA uses to determine device type eligibility for review by Third Party Review Organizations and outlines the process for the recognition, rerecognition, suspension, and withdrawal of recognition for 3P510k Review Organizations. (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Today, the @US_FDA issued the final guidance: 510(k) Third Party Review Program and is updating the list of devices eligible for review under the 510(k) Third Party Review Program.pic.twitter.com/wI3inf5TM5
Today, the @US_FDA issued the final guidance: 510(k) Third Party Review Program and is updating the list of devices eligible for review under the 510(k) Third Party Review Program. pic.twitter.com/wI3inf5TM5 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

As the novel #coronavirus situation rapidly evolves, stay informed – sign up for automatic weekly updates from @CDCgov: http://bit.ly/2TYkqeK   #WednesdayWisdom #COVID19pic.twitter.com/qlGMXxSOt3
As the novel #coronavirus situation rapidly evolves, stay informed – sign up for automatic weekly updates from @CDCgov: http://bit.ly/2TYkqeK  #WednesdayWisdom #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/qlGMXxSOt3 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at HHSGov) Source Type: news

Today, we provided an update on the status of FDA inspections outside of the U.S. in response to the #COVID19 outbreak. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xdHfA   pic.twitter.com/ZYWTvhZhLS
Today, we provided an update on the status of FDA inspections outside of the U.S. in response to the #COVID19 outbreak. Read more: https://go.usa.gov/xdHfA  pic.twitter.com/ZYWTvhZhLS (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 11, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at US_FDA) Source Type: news

After careful consideration, we have made the tough decision to postpone our Patient Engagement Forum. The health, safety, and well-being of our attendees and the patients we serve are of utmost importance to us. More information is available here: http://bit.ly/2TXQrUt   pic.twitter.com/f6i9Pp1CXG
After careful consideration, we have made the tough decision to postpone our Patient Engagement Forum. The health, safety, and well-being of our attendees and the patients we serve are of utmost importance to us. More information is available here: http://bit.ly/2TXQrUt  pic.twitter.com/f6i9Pp1CXG (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 10, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at MDIConline) Source Type: news

Today, the @ US_FDA issued updated guidance on Premarket Notification Submission for Electrosurgical Devices for General Surgery. https://go.usa.gov/xdsKh   pic.twitter.com/PG88uLqwr3
Today, the @ US_FDA issued updated guidance on Premarket Notification Submission for Electrosurgical Devices for General Surgery. https://go.usa.gov/xdsKh  pic.twitter.com/PG88uLqwr3 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 9, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

These devices are designed to cut and/or remove tissue and control bleeding through the use of high-frequency electrical current. The electrosurgical devices may also be called radiofrequency (RF) devices or high-frequency (HF) devices.
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 9, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Flagging: for all developers of tests for SARS-CoV-2. FDA is hosting a virtual Town Hall today (March 6) at 1pm ET to help answer technical questions about development and validation of molecular tests for SARS-CoV-2 and our recently-issued guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xd7vU   pic.twitter.com/WtpcdyoRWY
Flagging: for all developers of tests for SARS-CoV-2. FDA is hosting a virtual Town Hall today (March 6) at 1pm ET to help answer technical questions about development and validation of molecular tests for SARS-CoV-2 and our recently-issued guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xd7vU  pic.twitter.com/WtpcdyoRWY (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 6, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

The infusion pumps were recalled due to multiple system errors, software errors, and use-related errors that can lead to over- or under-infusion and delay or interruption of therapy. Find out more about this #MedicalDevice recall. https://go.usa.gov/xd7VY  
The infusion pumps were recalled due to multiple system errors, software errors, and use-related errors that can lead to over- or under-infusion and delay or interruption of therapy. Find out more about this #MedicalDevice recall. https://go.usa.gov/xd7VY  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 6, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Today, the @US_FDA identified a Class I Recall, the most serious type of recall: Becton Dickinson (BD) CareFusion 303 Inc. Recalled Alaris System Infusion Pumps Due to Software and System Errors.pic.twitter.com/u2dnMHvUYj
Today, the @US_FDA identified a Class I Recall, the most serious type of recall: Becton Dickinson (BD) CareFusion 303 Inc. Recalled Alaris System Infusion Pumps Due to Software and System Errors. pic.twitter.com/u2dnMHvUYj (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 6, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

A person who has been released from quarantine or isolation does not pose a risk of spreading #COVID19 to other people. Share facts about #coronavirus disease 2019! https://bit.ly/2TxN9Hb   pic.twitter.com/sAwdcn4BpE
A person who has been released from quarantine or isolation does not pose a risk of spreading #COVID19 to other people. Share facts about #coronavirus disease 2019! https://bit.ly/2TxN9Hb  pic.twitter.com/sAwdcn4BpE (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCgov) Source Type: news

Find out more about the Final Rule. https://go.usa.gov/xdfpt   pic.twitter.com/Ne9134zjXT
Find out more about the Final Rule. https://go.usa.gov/xdfpt  pic.twitter.com/Ne9134zjXT (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

The @US_FDA is banning Electrical Stimulation Devices (ESDs) used to stop self-injurious or aggressive behavior because they present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury that cannot be corrected or eliminated through labeling.
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

These vulnerabilities may allow an unauthorized user to wirelessly crash a medical device, stop it from working, or access device functions normally only available to the authorized user.
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

The FDA is not aware of any confirmed adverse events related to these vulnerabilities. We are reminding patients to seek help right away if their medical device is not working as expected.
(Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Today, the @US_FDA is warning patients, health care providers, and medical device manufacturers about the SweynTooth family of cybersecurity vulnerabilities. https://go.usa.gov/xdf3m   pic.twitter.com/EDux9BP7r1
Today, the @US_FDA is warning patients, health care providers, and medical device manufacturers about the SweynTooth family of cybersecurity vulnerabilities. https://go.usa.gov/xdf3m  pic.twitter.com/EDux9BP7r1 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

For more information, please visit the “ Framework for the Safety and Performance Based Pathway ” page on http://FDA.gov   .https://go.usa.gov/xdwAK  
For more information, please visit the “Framework for the Safety and Performance Based Pathway” page on http://FDA.gov . https://go.usa.gov/xdwAK  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

#ICYMI #COVID19 https://twitter.com/US_FDA/status/1234660060212518912   …
#ICYMI #COVID19 https://twitter.com/US_FDA/status/1234660060212518912 … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 3, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

#ICYMI Join us today from 3-4 PM ET! #COVID19 https://twitter.com/FDADeviceInfo/status/1234349638196527104   …
#ICYMI Join us today from 3-4 PM ET! #COVID19 https://twitter.com/FDADeviceInfo/status/1234349638196527104 … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 2, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Today, the @US_FDA issued the final guidance, Bone Anchors - Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions. The guidance provides recommendations for 510(k) submissions for bone anchor (suture anchor) devices. Find out for about this #MedicalDevice guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xdvfH   pic.twitter.com/scu7uJSBxS
Today, the @US_FDA issued the final guidance, Bone Anchors - Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions. The guidance provides recommendations for 510(k) submissions for bone anchor (suture anchor) devices. Find out for about this #MedicalDevice guidance. https://go.usa.gov/xdvfH  pic.twitter.com/scu7uJSBxS (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 2, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

When ’ s the last time you had an eye exam? Make #EyeHealth a priority — schedule a comprehensive eye exam! Read about eye exams: https://nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/eyeexam   … pic.twitter.com/FNgc3agAJ5
When’s the last time you had an eye exam? Make #EyeHealth a priority — schedule a comprehensive eye exam! Read about eye exams: https://nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/eyeexam … pic.twitter.com/FNgc3agAJ5 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 2, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at NatEyeInstitute) Source Type: news

On Monday March 2nd from 3-4 PM ET, CDRH will host a webinar for device manufacturers, industry, and other interested parties to discuss and answer questions about the immediately in effect guidance. Find out more about the webinar. https://go.usa.gov/xdvXG   pic.twitter.com/4vMVq3ZG7w
On Monday March 2nd from 3-4 PM ET, CDRH will host a webinar for device manufacturers, industry, and other interested parties to discuss and answer questions about the immediately in effect guidance. Find out more about the webinar. https://go.usa.gov/xdvXG  pic.twitter.com/4vMVq3ZG7w (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 2, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

On February 29th, the @US_FDA issued guidance to provide a policy for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular diagnostics tests developed & used in labs certified to perform high-complexity testing under CLIA prior to issuance of emergency use authorizations (EUA) for such tests
On February 29th, the @US_FDA issued guidance to provide a policy for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular diagnostics tests developed & used in labs certified to perform high-complexity testing under CLIA prior to issuance of emergency use authorizations (EUA) for such tests (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 2, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Find out more about the immediately in effect guidance. #COVID19 https://go.usa.gov/xdvX8  
Find out more about the immediately in effect guidance. #COVID19 https://go.usa.gov/xdvX8  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 2, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

FDA is not aware of any cellular or gene therapies manufactured in China, and has identified no shortages of biologics as a result of supply chain disruptions from #COVID19 to report at this time: https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  
FDA is not aware of any cellular or gene therapies manufactured in China, and has identified no shortages of biologics as a result of supply chain disruptions from #COVID19 to report at this time: https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

Current understanding is #COVID19 spreads mostly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when a person coughs or sneezes, similar to how flu spreads. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2I6MpDp   pic.twitter.com/MiHHHyCfTa
Current understanding is #COVID19 spreads mostly from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when a person coughs or sneezes, similar to how flu spreads. Learn more at https://bit.ly/2I6MpDp  pic.twitter.com/MiHHHyCfTa (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCgov) Source Type: news

#ICYMI: Last night, @US_FDA granted an Emergency Use Authorization to two public health labs in New York for a diagnostic test to identify #COVID19. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/emergency-situations-medical-devices/emergency-use-authorizations#coronavirus2019   …
#ICYMI: Last night, @US_FDA granted an Emergency Use Authorization to two public health labs in New York for a diagnostic test to identify #COVID19. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/emergency-situations-medical-devices/emergency-use-authorizations#coronavirus2019 … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

There are 32 animal drug firms that make finished drugs in or source active pharmaceutical ingredients from China. @US_FDA has contacted all 32 firms & currently none have reported shortages as a result of #COVID19 at this time: https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  
There are 32 animal drug firms that make finished drugs in or source active pharmaceutical ingredients from China. @US_FDA has contacted all 32 firms & currently none have reported shortages as a result of #COVID19 at this time: https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

(1/7) Good #SundayMorning! This week ’ s #SundaySpotlight on #PublicHealth is focused on sharing the facts about #COVID19 and stopping the spread of rumors. More via @CDCgov: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/share-facts-stop-fear.html   …
(1/7) Good #SundayMorning! This week’s #SundaySpotlight on #PublicHealth is focused on sharing the facts about #COVID19 and stopping the spread of rumors. More via @CDCgov: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/share-facts-stop-fear.html … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at Surgeon_General) Source Type: news

Last night, @US_FDA granted an Emergency Use Authorization to two public health laboratories in New York for a diagnostic test to identify #COVID19. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/emergency-situations-medical-devices/emergency-use-authorizations#coronavirus2019   …
Last night, @US_FDA granted an Emergency Use Authorization to two public health laboratories in New York for a diagnostic test to identify #COVID19. https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/emergency-situations-medical-devices/emergency-use-authorizations#coronavirus2019 … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

Today, as part of our continuous approach to addressing #COVID19, FDA issued a policy regarding certain laboratories using tests they develop & validate for #coronavirus faster in order to achieve more rapid testing capacity in the U.S. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xddFR  
Today, as part of our continuous approach to addressing #COVID19, FDA issued a policy regarding certain laboratories using tests they develop & validate for #coronavirus faster in order to achieve more rapid testing capacity in the U.S. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xddFR  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - March 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

We are currently not aware of specific widespread shortages of medical devices. https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  
We are currently not aware of specific widespread shortages of medical devices. https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 29, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

FDA has been made aware of a human drug that was recently added to the drug shortages list. The manufacturer notified us that this shortage is related to a site affected by #COVID19: https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  
FDA has been made aware of a human drug that was recently added to the drug shortages list. The manufacturer notified us that this shortage is related to a site affected by #COVID19: https://go.usa.gov/xddPn  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 29, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

LIVE: President @realDonaldTrump Delivers Remarks https://www.pscp.tv/w/cSqpuzFxTFFHVnJ5UkFKRUp8MVlwS2tRTWJBbW9KaprbjOJ1RKvTNLZE7V_NjpdGOQlaXfVUr5WEFviOa6yz   …
LIVE: President @realDonaldTrump Delivers Remarks https://www.pscp.tv/w/cSqpuzFxTFFHVnJ5UkFKRUp8MVlwS2tRTWJBbW9KaprbjOJ1RKvTNLZE7V_NjpdGOQlaXfVUr5WEFviOa6yz … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 29, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at WhiteHouse) Source Type: news

Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can ’ t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk! http://bit.ly/37Ay6Cm  
Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS! They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus, but if healthcare providers can’t get them to care for sick patients, it puts them and our communities at risk! http://bit.ly/37Ay6Cm  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 29, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at Surgeon_General) Source Type: news

US labs can test for infection with #COVID19 using existing CDC test kits. For specific instructions on the newest protocol using CDC tests, visit https://bit.ly/2vVQhEF   .pic.twitter.com/GoNUB98qfB
US labs can test for infection with #COVID19 using existing CDC test kits. For specific instructions on the newest protocol using CDC tests, visit https://bit.ly/2vVQhEF . pic.twitter.com/GoNUB98qfB (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 28, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at CDCgov) Source Type: news

The HDE Program was created to address the difficult challenge of gathering clinical evidence to meet FDA's standard of reasonable assurance of the safety & effectiveness of the #MedicalDevices used to treat rare diseases. Find out about the HDE Program https://go.usa.gov/xd8bG  
The HDE Program was created to address the difficult challenge of gathering clinical evidence to meet FDA's standard of reasonable assurance of the safety & effectiveness of the #MedicalDevices used to treat rare diseases. Find out about the HDE Program https://go.usa.gov/xd8bG  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 28, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news