- for immediate RELEASE:
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continued to act in response to the COVID-19 epidemic today:
- As part of the FDA’s effort to protect consumers, the agency issued warning letters to operators of two websites, www.extrapharma.com and www.medication-house.com, that the market rejected COVID-19 products. There are currently no FDA-approved products to prevent or treat COVID-19. Consumers concerned about COVID-19 should consult their health care provider. Consumers can safely visit BeSafeRx to learn how to buy the drug online.
- Test update:
- To date, 249 trials are authorized by the FDA under the European Union; These include 198 molecular tests, 47 antibody tests and 4 antigen tests.
The FDA is an agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services, which protects public health by assuring human health and veterinary drugs, vaccines, and other biological products the safety, effectiveness, and safety of human use and medical devices. The agency is also responsible for the safety of regulating our country’s food supplies, cosmetics, dietary supplements, electronic radiation release products and tobacco products.