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Virtual Town Hall Series - Monkeypox Test Development and Validation
September 21, 2022

September 21, 2022
12:05 PM - 1:00 PM ET


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host regular virtual town halls for monkeypox test developers. The purpose of these town halls is to help answer technical questions about the development and validation of tests for monkeypox.

Registration is not necessary.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions live on the webinar, but questions may also be submitted in advance by emailing CDRHWebinars@fda.hhs.gov. In the subject line of the email, state "Question for the Monkeypox Tests Virtual Town Hall"

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) plays a critical role in protecting the United States from threats such as emerging infectious diseases, including monkeypox . The FDA is committed to providing timely guidance to support response efforts to this public health emergency.

The guidance, Policy for Monkeypox Tests to Address the Public Health Emergency, includes policies specific to this public health emergency.

The FDA hosted a webinar on September 14, 2022, to discuss highlights of and answer questions about the final guidance. The presentation, printable slides, and transcript from that webinar are available at CDRH Learn under "Specialty Technical Topics", sub-section "Public Health Emergencies."

Virtual Town Hall Details

Registration is not necessary.

Time: 12:05 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET on September 21, 2022

To ensure you are connected, please join 15 minutes before the start of the virtual town hall.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
Passcode: ^8@HvK

Please note: Participants who join the webinar using the Zoom virtual town hall link above should use computer audio (listen through computer speakers and speak through computer microphone/headset to ask a question).

The dial-in information provided below is for participants who will be joining the webinar by phone only.

U.S. Callers Dial: 833-568-8864 (Toll Free)
International Callers Dial: Please check the international numbers available
Webinar ID: 161 208 3563
Passcode: 728477

After the virtual town hall, the presentation and transcript will be available at CDRH Learn under "Specialty Topics", sub-section "Public Health Emergencies."


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