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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Washington Post article concerning FDA and COVID-19 vaccine

September 4, 2020 | Media News

An expert on health law and a former FDA associate chief counsel, Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in The Washington Post for an article titled, “Debate rages over whether FDA should use emergency powers to clear a coronavirus vaccine early.”

“I think it’s extremely critical that we have rigorous evidence of safety and effectiveness supporting a vaccine before the FDA gives its okay,” she said.

Zettler has been featured prominently in articles discussing a potential COVID-19 vaccine and FDA approval, appearing in The Washington Post, S&P Global, NPR and more.