Month: May 2024

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EU Council Adopts New Measures to Prevent Medical Device Shortages

The European Union is taking proactive steps to prevent potential shortages of medical devices, particularly in-vitro diagnostic devices (IVDs), which are crucial for various medical diagnoses, including HIV, cancer, pregnancy, and COVID-19. On May 30, 2024, the EU Council adopted several measures aimed at addressing this issue by extending the transition period for certain high-risk …

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