Andy Slavitt @ 🏡+ Your Authors @ASlavitt Ex-Obama health care head. Helper. Host podcast #IntheBubble. Listen: Founded @usofcare & @townhallvntrs. Insta: @andyslavitt. Jun. 15, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

NEW: The FDA today removed its energency authorization of hydroxychloroquine that under political pressure was issued in March.

It didn’t work & caused heart attacks.

Now the question is whether the FDA will be pressured to do the exact same thing with a vaccine as an “October surprise”, a prospect Zeke Emanuel raised last week.

October will be too early to have sufficient data so it would need to be done by the FDA as an EUA.

Data wouldn’t be available til next year on efficacy and longer term effects.

If a vaccine were offered in the Fall under EUA, would you take it:

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