Letter to the Editor of The Wall Street Journal Criticizing a Recent Editorial Promoting Lower Approval Standards for Antibiotics

In a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal, “Undue Haste Rarely Yields Good Medicine,” Public Citizen strongly criticized the July 3 editorial “How to End the Regulatory Slowdown for New Antibiotics” supporting two bills in Congress designed to lower approval standards in order to speed up the approval process. The bill would be a significant step backward for drug safety in the U.S.

The “Undue Haste Rarely Yields Good Medicine” full letter can be viewed by those with a subscription to The Wall Street Journal.