COVID Conversations with Kim Zunker (Episode 6: Week 33 Update: It’s a Roller Coaster. Keeping Track!)

August 28, 2020
Podcast

In this episode of COVID Conversations, Kim Zunker provides updated information the new HHS reporting structure, the announcement that the HHS rescinded the guidance that allowed FDA to require premarket review of the laboratory developed tests, and where we are with the development of a vaccine. Send questions you’d like to hear answered to HPIpodcast@accumen.com.

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