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Whether it’s your first pregnancy or third, finding out you’re going to be a mother is an exciting time, but there’s also a lot to keep in mind. Talk to your doctor about what dietary supplements you might need, like folic acid. #FolicAcidAwareness

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As of today, 319 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 237 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 69 antibody tests, and 13 antigen tests.

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FDA reissued EUAs for certain decontamination systems authorized to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for use in specific situations.

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Today, the FDA also added two new devices to the device discontinuance list on our web page that lists medical device shortages during the #COVID19 public health emergency. There are no updates to the device shortage list at this time.

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The FDA announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the #COVID19 pandemic.

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The FDA’s Office of Criminal Investigations recently investigated a case that has led to an arrest and the filing of a criminal complaint by @TheJusticeDept for introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce.

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Replying to @CDCgov: #DYK? Before @US_FDA approves or authorizes a vaccine for use, the vaccine goes through rigorous clinical trials to make sure i…

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Replying to @FDATobacco: January is #CervicalHealthMonth, a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from cervical cancer.…

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#DYK? Before @US_FDA approves or authorizes a vaccine for use, the vaccine goes through rigorous clinical trials to make sure it works well. Vaccines, including #COVID19 vaccines, are continuously studied to ensure effectiveness. Learn more: .

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Pregnant women are at higher risk of Listeria Food Poisoning. Learn three simple ways you can help protect you and your unborn child from this foodborne illness.
#NationalBirthDefectsPreventionMonth #Best4YouBest4Baby

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This #GlaucomaAwarenessMonth keep your eyes safe by knowing your glaucoma risks and taking action to prevent vision loss.

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Using the #NewNutritionFactsLabel together with @MyPlate can help you make choices that support healthy habits.

Learn more here:

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Replying to @DrWoodcockFDA: It is an honor and privilege to serve as Acting @US_FDA Commissioner. The FDA’s public health work is more critical than…

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It is an honor and privilege to serve as Acting @US_FDA Commissioner. The FDA’s public health work is more critical than ever as we continue to fight this global pandemic.

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#DYK some cosmetics and hair products could be harmful to you and your unborn child?

Make sure to contact your healthcare provider if you have concerns about products you use.

#NationalBirthDefectsPreventionMonth #Best4YouBest4Baby

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Join us as we wish a fond farewell to the 24th Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Dr. Stephen M. Hahn. Thank you for your leadership, commitment, and unwavering dedication to science. @SteveFDA

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If you’re a cheese lover then today’s your day, BUT make sure it’s pasteurized cheese to avoid foodborne illnesses.
#NationalCheeseLoversDay 🧀

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The FDA also posted updated information on its website for blood establishments regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and blood donation.

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As of today, 319 tests and sample collection devices are authorized by the FDA under emergency use authorizations (EUAs). These include 237 molecular tests and sample collection devices, 69 antibody tests, and 13 antigen tests.

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The FDA updated its “Investigational COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma” guidance and corresponding webpage. The revisions provide recommendations regarding when individuals who have received a #COVID19 vaccine qualify as convalescent plasma donors.

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January is #CervicalHealthMonth, a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from cervical cancer.

Smoking can cause cervical cancer.

Learn about different tools and tips to help women quit smoking at

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Find the latest available information and answers to frequently asked questions about #COVID19 on our website:

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