Becker's Healthcare March 27, 2023
Paige Twenter

With the COVID-19 public health emergency set to expire May 11, the FDA is preparing to prevent any supply disruptions to medical devices after three years of shortages partly spurred by the pandemic.

On March 24, the agency released two final guidances — one for emergency use authorizations related to COVID-19, and another for other devices linked to the public health emergency.

Since March 2020, the FDA has issued more than 950 medical device emergency use authorizations, leading to more than 430 different medical devices that aim to diagnose, treat or prevent...

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