FDA says outside pressure won’t influence COVID-19 vaccine approval
Last Updated Aug 31, 2020 7:00 PM EDT
As the race continues to manufacture a vaccine in the fight against the coronavirus, Stephen Hahn, the head of the Food and Drug Administration, has made it clear how his agency would handle outside pressure to approve a vaccine before it’s ready.
“I can tell you our decision at FDA will not be made on any other criteria than the science and data associated with these clinical trials,” Hahn told CBS News.
The commissioner said, depending on that data, it’s possible a vaccine could be available by Election Day …continued .
[Source: CBS News]