Viewpoints: FDA Guidance On Vaccine Brings Relief At Right Time; Lessons On Talking Public Health To Conservatives

Opinion writers weigh in on these pandemic topics and others as well.

FDA Is Right To Hold Covid-19 Vaccines To High Safety Standards 

The FDA’s rules will indeed make it hard for a vaccine to be approved before Nov. 3 — but they’re no political ploy. They’re essential to assure the country that any shot the FDA approves quickly will be safe and effective. It’s disgraceful that, to do its job, the agency was forced to make an end run around the president. That’s hardly the FDA’s fault. Faced with a boss who often belittles them and refuses their advice without understanding it, what are the experts to do? (10/12)

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