FDA Approves SalivaDirect via Emergency Use Authorization

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Last update: 08/17/2020

The less invasive, lower cost SalivaDirect COVID-19 diagnostic test was issued an emergency use authorization by the FDA on 8/15/2020. This new test collects saliva in any sterile container, and does not require a separate nucleic acid extraction step. This saves time and money, and offers a real hope for expanded testing throughout the country. Here’s the link to the FDA notice;  https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-issues-emergency-use-authorization-yale-school-public-health

 

Coronavirus Testing Guidance for all 50 States; with or without a doctor or insurance

Last Update: March 31, 2020

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The following steps and state-by-state instructions, links, and phone numbers can help you get a test for Coronavirus Continue reading “Coronavirus Testing Guidance for all 50 States; with or without a doctor or insurance”