Former FDA Leader With HIV Background to Spearhead COVID-19 Efforts

Former FDA Leader With HIV Background to Spearhead COVID-19 Efforts

During his tenure, Kessler oversaw FDA efforts to speed the development and approval of antivirals to treat HIV, notably a class of meds known as protease inhibitors. .⁦@DavidAKesslerMD⁩ gets picked to run Operation Warp Speed. This is a smart choice.”At the FDA, Kessler worked alongside Anthony Fauci, MD, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, to develop HIV meds. They made the case that the United States should launch a program to supply the world with COVID-19 vaccines, similar to what the nation did with HIV meds. For a collection of articles in POZ on the intersection of COVID-19 and HIV, click #COVID-19.

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