Covid-19 live updates: FDA advisory panel meets on Moderna booster shots; Biden to address public – The Washington Post

The agency, which has been overseen by acting commissioner Janet Woodcock, has been without a permanent leader for more than eight months during a national health crisis. Under federal law, President Biden faces a mid-November deadline to either nominate Woodcock or pick an alternate leader for the agency, which plays a central role in regulating vaccines, therapies and other medical products.