Due to the public health emergency, the agency is implementing the guidance document immediately, without public comment.
As the saying goes, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.
From artificial intelligence to autonomous sterilization robots to drones, emerging technologies are playing a strong role in combating COVID-19.
The self-driving UV disinfection robots are being sent to more than 2000 hospitals.
During an outbreak, it is critical to treat reusable medical devices as potential sources of transmission.
The Chinese government is investing heavily in the development of new technologies that leverage AI. This includes solutions to address the COVID-19 outbreak.
AdvaMed has reported that its member companies have provided $26.8 million in medical supplies, along with $4.1 million in cash donations.
The agency is allowing the emergency use of a CDC 2019-nCoV real-time PCR panel.
FDA, CDC and other agencies are trying to foster the development of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines that help address the outbreak.