Day: May 5, 2009

Bureaucracy, Virus

H1N1 prompts action on FDA nominee (FiercePharma)

Hamburg, not-so-coincidentally, is an expert on pandemics as well as
bioterrorism, the Wall Street Journal
reports. A spokeswoman for Sen. Ted Kennedy, who chairs the committee,
told the paper that it’s a “high priority” to get Dr. Hamburg confirmed,
stat–at least in part because her expertise “will be an invaluable resource” in
handling the H1N1 outbreak. …