FDA Removes Top Spokesperson After Blood Plasma Blunder

Posted by on August 28, 2020 6:15 pm
Categories: US National Stories

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. The agency this week has removed a top communications official in the wake of misleading claims it made about a treatment for COVID-19.

Emily Miller was central in defending the FDA commissioner, Dr. Stephen Hahn, after he falsely said that blood plasma could lower the death rate from COVID-19 by more than a third.

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