Court Wants FDA To Explain Decision To Use Unapproved Ebola Drug In Legal Case Surrounding ‘Right-To-Try’ Campaign

STAT: In tussle over ‘right to try,’ court presses FDA to shed light on Ebola drug decisions
“The Food and Drug Administration will have to explain to a court this week why it won’t shed more light on an internal decision to allow at least two Americans who contracted Ebola to take a drug that wasn’t yet approved. It’s the latest salvo in a legal case that could have broader implications for the ongoing campaign to pass a federal ‘right-to-try’ law, in which advocates are aiming to help dying patients get access to other drugs the FDA hasn’t yet approved…” (Mershon/Swetlitz, 3/5).

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