Covid-19 testing

FDA greenlights two more over-the-counter Covid-19 tests

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The Food and Drug Administration gave an emergency use authorization to two more over-the-counter Covid-19 tests that can be used without a prescription. They include Abbott’s BinaxNow test and an at-home test developed by Quidel Corp. 

 FDA OKs another over-the-counter Covid-19 test

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As the Biden Administration pushes to offer more over-the-counter Covid-19 tests, the Food and Drug Administration authorized the first molecular Covid-19 test for over-the counter use. The test was developed by San Diego-based startup Cue Health.

CVS plans to re-enter ACA marketplace in 2022

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After completely exiting the ACA exchanges in 2018, CVS plan to re-enter them in 2022. Last year, enrollment through federal exchanges increased, and Aetna CEO Karen Lynch said the markets have stabilized.

P&G Signs a License Agreement with Rhinostics to Launch its Novel Nasal Swab into the Market for Rapid COVID-19 Testing and Address Supply Shortages

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Shots: Rhinostics plans to register the P&G polypropylene nasal swab as a Class I Exempt medical device and will pursue Emergency Use Authorization for home collection with rPT-PCR testing for detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection Rhinostics Standard Nasal Swab is a polypropylene collection device developed in… Read More »P&G Signs a License Agreement with Rhinostics to Launch its Novel Nasal Swab into the Market for Rapid COVID-19 Testing and Address Supply Shortages