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(Studio: Katie Couric) HHS statistics on inspectors for clinical trial sites cited.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) A report questioning the safety of clinical trials for drugs and medical devices examined; photo shown of mastectomy patient Kristina Ravski; details given about failures by the FDA. [Public Citizen’s Health Research Group Dr. Peter LURIE, Senator Charles GRASSLEY- criticize the FDA.] [Former FDA employee Dr. David ROSS- recounts fraudulent behavior by the enroller in trials for the antibiotic Ketek.] The possibility that this report will discourage patients from enrolling in clinical trials discussed.
- Couric, Katie;
- Cordes, Nancy
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