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US Senate confirms Biden's FDA candidate

Former FDA commissioner Robert Califf has been approved by the Senate to return to leading the agency.

Robert Califf | Photo: Gary Cameron/REUTERS / X00044

Robert Califf, an American cardiologist, has been chosen as the next head of the health authority in the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

In a vote, the Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee for the position, as reported by several US media including CNBC.

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