Experts have long been calling for quicker, cheaper, and more accessible ways of testing for Covid-19. Though such tests would be less accurate than the predominant PCR test, speed matters more than accuracy when it comes to curbing a pandemic. The FDA just issued an Emergency Use Authorization for a fairly affordable, at-home Covid test that renders results in 15 minutes, providing a useful mitigation resource as vaccine distribution rolls out.
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