First rapid at-home COVID-19 test approved by FDA

Posted by on November 17, 2020 11:19 pm
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The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first rapid at-home COVID-19 test. The FDA granted emergency use authorization to the 30-minute test kit from California-based manufacturer Lucira Health. The test is prescription-only and solely approved for those 14 and older. “This new testing option is an important diagnostic advancement to address the pandemic…