DOD Contracts OraSure Rapid COVID-19 Tests For $205M
The US defense department’s Defense Logistics Agency will distribute the rapid antigen tests to 25,000 locations around the country to help stymie the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and its variants.
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The latest funding would upgrade OraSure’s Pennsylvania plant, build a new factory and increase production of its antigen test by 100 million units by 2024.
COVID-19: Newly Authorized Device From OraSure Subsidiary Allows At-Home Collection Of Saliva Samples
The device is among the first that does not require a health care professional to supervise the saliva sample-collection process.
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