The Associated Press reports:
The first home test for COVID-19 that doesn’t require a prescription will soon be on U.S. store shelves. The FDA’s action Tuesday allows sales in places like drugstores “where a patient can buy it, swab their nose, run the test and find out their results in as little as 20 minutes,” said FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn.
A company spokesperson said the test will be priced around $30 and be available at pharmacies and for purchase online. The kit includes a nasal swab, a chemical solution and a testing strip. The test connects digitally to a smart phone app that displays the results and then helps interpret them.
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The test, made by Australia-based Ellume, can deliver results in about 15 minutes and will cost about $30. https://t.co/I7vf1cvtps
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