CDC Uses Genomic Surveillance to Identify and Track COVID-19 Variants

CDC Uses Genomic Surveillance to Identify and Track COVID-19 Variants

There is a reason it seems as though news about coronavirus variants is plentiful. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, constantly mutates, leading to new strains, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On June 10, 2021, the agency explained the importance of recognizing the potential development of new variants and tracking the […]

FDA Approves EUA Personal Use Rapid Result COVID-19 Tests

FDA Approves EUA Personal Use Rapid Result COVID-19 Tests

The FDA announces an emergency use authorization (EUA) COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit manufactured by Lucira for at-home diagnostics on Nov. 17, 2020. Medical facilities, such as doctor’s offices, urgent care centers, hospitals, and emergency rooms, are also authorized to use this test in clinical settings in the United States. Today’s authorization for a complete at-home […]