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FDA grants emergency use authorization to OTC COVID-19 testing products as it targets allowing workplaces, schools and communities to access tools needed to screen for the virus rapidly and accurately.
The US agency has granted emergency use authorization to consumer COVID-19 testing products from Quidel, Abbott and BD.
Germany is adjusting the national COVID-19 testing strategy, which from mid-October will include the use of antigen tests.
Medtech industry group AdvaMed has developed a registry to share data on how many COVID-19 diagnostic tests are available and where they are, with a goal of foreseeing and nipping in the bud potential test shortages. Thirteen diagnostic manufacturers – including Abbott, Roche, Siemens and Thermo Fisher Scientific – have partnered with AdvaMed on the initiative.