Reading Time: 9 minutes A Harvard epidemiologist proposes a coronavirus test that is fast, inexpensive, and could be effective in stopping the pandemic. The only obstacle is getting the FDA to notice.
Reading Time: 6 minutes “Right to Try” legislation would allow pharmaceutical companies to give experimental drugs to desperate patients — with no chance of being liable if things go wrong. Supporters of the measure cheer this approach but critics see dangers.
Reading Time: 11 minutes A bipartisan health law that was recently passed ostensibly makes it easier for patients to get access to potentially helpful new drugs. But experts warn there could be serious side effects.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Some of our best friends believe that government is always, or almost always bad. If you believe that, perhaps you’d prefer your lunch with a little extra helping of Salmonella.