What’s the difference between emergency use and full FDA approval for vaccines?

Answers to your health and COVID-19 vaccine questions from Dr. Jen Ashton.
1:44 | 06/16/21

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Viewer we will start with a vexing question here the difference between emergency use and full FDA approval for vaccines. Buys an import. Basically just about time with her he way or emergency use authorization they looked at two months of data to get full FDA authorization or approval. They need six months of data so wool will be expecting that. Because again during that time they are looking at safety and efficacy and follow up is continuing with the clinical trial participants. At least through the two year mark so we are expecting to see more authorization. More official FDA approval in a short. Or was this a good reason people using this as their logic for not getting the vaccine yet because it didn't have flat remember that DR FDA process is the global gold standard self even for something to get emergency use authorization remember how many people were dying how many people were being hospitalized. Safety was Paramount. All right still list next question on cove and related. I've been told that PC OS as a hormonal imbalance is that true. Hiking the so we're talking about poly cystic ovarian syndrome in gynecology and women's health we call this the most common but least well understood. Hormone real condition affecting women. A hormonal imbalance isn't is it perfectly acceptable way to think about it. Your body is making the scene hormones that non PC OS. Woman it makes it's just in different amounts typically high antigen high testosterone levels. Which can cause some problems or some symptoms for women so we're willing balance I think is preferable. To a dizzying is. It's more chronic condition and it's about managing it so it doesn't manage you. You can submit your questions to doctor Jan on her mr. Graham at doctor Jane past.

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