QUOTED. 24 January 2020. Megan McSeveney.
The FDA has readied plans for hastened emergency-use approvals of coronavirus test kits after an infected US citizen returned to Washington State from Wuhan province in China. See what the FDA’s Megan McSeveney said about it here.
“We stand ready to use our authorities to the fullest extent to help facilitate the development and ability of diagnostic tests for this virus, as we did during previous outbreaks such as MERS, Zika and Ebola.” – Megan McSeveney, spokesperson, US Food and Drug Administration
- Find out more: FDA ‘Stands Ready’ To Fight Coronavirus Via Emergency-Use Test Kits While WHO Mulls Virus Spread, Gets Out Guidance
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