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Chembio Wins $13.2M US BARDA Contract To Develop POC Zika Tests

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HHS and its subagency Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has put together additional funding to award Chembio Diagnostic Systems $13.2m to develop and commercialize the firm's rapid point-of-care Zika test, a mere two weeks after the agency said it only had enough funds for Zika vaccine development.

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