FDA approves new Coronavirus test that could speed rate of testing up to tenfold | TechCrunch

The U.S. Food and Drug and Administration has granted emergency approval for use of a new test that can increase the range of testing patients by up to 10 times compared to methods in use currently, Bloomberg reports. That speed improvement refers specifically to the technical capabilities of the testing process, meaning access to testing is still a separate issue, but it is the first commercially available test that has received emergency approval and for which equipment exists in fairly high volume across the U.S.

Source: FDA approves new Coronavirus test that could speed rate of testing up to tenfold | TechCrunch

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