Former FDA Chief Urges Manufacturers To Shift Gears In Coronavirus Efforts
In a series of tweets on 16 March, former US FDA commissioner Robert Califf urged manufacturers – regardless of industry – to consider shifting their production to aid in making personal protective equipment such as gloves, masks and gowns.
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