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FDA Rebuffs NY On Single Dose Vials

Newsday reports yesterday:

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rejected an appeal from New York State's health commissioner to ban the manufacture of multi-dose vials, saying they are an important option for hospitals.

In January, state Health Commissioner Dr. Richard Daines and New York City's health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Frieden, sent FDA Commissioner Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach a letter calling on the FDA to eliminate the manufacture and distribution of multi-dose vials.

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