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Former FDA head to make comeback under Biden, media reports

The US President is ready to announce his candidate for the head of the US Food and Drug Administration, the FDA, Politico reports. The agency has not had a permanent leader since January, and Biden's likely candidate has previously held the post.

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US President Joe Biden will most likely appoint Robert Califf as the new head of the FDA, Politico reports.

Califf held the post for almost a year under Barack Obama, making him an experienced candidate for the role. If he is nominated by Biden, he will need to be approved by the senate before he takes up the reins.

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