Beckman Coulter said it would file for an emergency use authorization for a SARS-CoV-2 antigen test that costs only $4.
The FDA authorized an at-home antigen test for Covid-19 developed by Ellume. It does not require a prescription.
Earlier this month, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine received a false-positive result from a rapid antigen test for Covid-19, raising concerns about the tests’ accuracy. The assay’s maker, Quidel, said it is investigating the case.