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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions


Along with other federal, state, and local agencies and public health officials across the country, the FDA continues critical work to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find the most recent FDA updates on our Coronavirus Disease 2019 page. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has basic information about COVID-19 on their website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

The frequently asked questions (FAQs) on this page are for a general public or consumer audience. Other audiences may want to refer to additional FAQs:

General Information 

Vaccines, Biologics, Human Tissues, and Blood Products

Drugs (Medicines)

Medical Devices Including Tests for COVID-19

Food Products

Animals, Pets and Animal Drug Products

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