For immediate release:

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today continued to act in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • As part of the FDA’s efforts to protect consumers, the agency issued warning letters to operators of two sites, www.extrapharma.com and www.medication-house.com, which market unapproved COVID-19 products. There are currently no FDA-approved products for the prevention or treatment of COVID-19. Consumers concerned about COVID-1
    9 should consult their healthcare provider. Consumers can visit BeSafeRx to learn how to safely buy medicines online.
  • Test updates:
    • As of today, 249 tests have been approved by the FDA under EUAs; these include 198 molecular tests, 47 antibody tests and 4 antigen tests.

The FDA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and safety of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines, and other biological products for human use and medical devices. The Agency is also responsible for the safety and security of our country’s food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, products that emit electronic radiation, and for the regulation of tobacco products.

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