BD Gets COVID-19 ‘Game-Changer’ Antigen Test Authorized By FDA
As the US sees another massive spike in COVID-19 cases, public health officials are concerned that not enough testing is available. But the FDA’s EUA for BD’s antigen test could change the game, rapidly testing more of the population for the coronavirus.
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