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MPR Weekly Dose Podcast Episode 49

The ACIP release guidelines for the 2020-2021 vaccination recommendations; In COVID, there’s developments in convalescent plasma authorization, a 15 minute test, and ethnobotanist’s give a stark warning concerning a plant that some are touting as a cure. In other news an intrauterine device gains expanded approval and there’s a label update for hydrochlorothiazide.

Tepotinib Gets Priority Review for Metastatic NSCLC With METex14 Skipping Mutation

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review to tepotinib (EMD Serono) for the treatment of adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have a mutation that leads to mesenchymal-epithelial transition exon 14 (METex14) skipping, as detected by an FDA-approved test. The application is supported by data from the ongoing,…