FDA dispenses with in-person requirement for abortion pill access during the pandemic
Women seeking the abortion pill mifepristone during the pandemic will be able to order it through the mail and will no longer have to go into a clinic in person, acting FDA commissioner Janet Woodcock wrote Monday in response to a series of concerns from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Mifepristone is a drug that can end a pregnancy that is less than 10 weeks along, and has created a whirlwind of political and legal questions related to this in-person requirement.
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