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Apr 01

Testing & Diagnosis
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Continues to Advance Over-the Counter and Other Screening Test Development
FDA Continues to Advance COVID-19 Test Development.
Michael Mina @michaelmina_lab - Thu Apr 01
BIG NEWS!! Rapid Antigen "Paper Strip" Tests get over-the-counter use from @US_FDA! • NO prescription or doctor needed • NO CLIA waiver Simple, streamlined rapid tests will be available in US First companies: @AbbottNews BinaxNOW @QuidelDX Quickvue…
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Ezra Klein @ezraklein - Thu Apr 01
So this is a BFD. @US_FDA has (finally!) approved some cheap, rapid, at-home COVID tests, to be sold over the counter with no prescription. And CDC announced a huge rapid testing pilot program. Hope @michaelmina_lab is pouring the nice whiskey tonight.…
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Eric Feigl-Ding @DrEricDing - Thu Apr 01
OMG AMAZING—the FDA has finally authorized cheap rapid antigen #COVID19 tests to be sold without a prescription over-the-counter!!! Only 12 months after pandemic started, but hey—Biden FDA follows the science! Congrats to my Twitter hero @michaelmina_lab!…
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