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MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 92

This week we have news on pediatric influenza vaccine guidance; Moderna submit data for their COVID-19 booster dose; There’s new FDA warnings for some JAK inhibitors; Trudhesa nasal spray is approved; And the FDA places a clinical hold on a gene therapy for phenylketonuria.

Nexviazyme Approved for Late-Onset Pompe Disease

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nexviazyme (avalglucosidase alfa-ngpt), a hydrolytic lysosomal glycogen-specific enzyme, for the treatment of late-onset Pompe disease in patients 1 year of age and older. Pompe disease is a rare, degenerative muscle disorder caused by mutations in the acid alpha-glucosidase (GAA) gene, which leads to the abnormal buildup of…