Controversial Italian COVID-19 IVDs Tender Must Not Be A Blueprint For The Future, Says Industry
Pooling of diagnostics resources should be preferred in the long-term
Italy must ensure that ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus crisis do not rely on single suppliers, the country's medtech industry body said after DiaSorin looked likely to be the sole winner of a major COVID-19 diagnostics tender.
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