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This is great news, FDA approves Abbott Labs' portable, 5-minute coronavirus test machine

Tigrai Online March 29, 2020

Abbott Labs COVID-19 five minute machine

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Where the whole world is engulfed by COVID-19 and there is no vaccine or cure it seems identifying people early and treating them is extremely important and it might be the only viable option to save lives. According to the article posted on MSN today the FDA has approved a machine that will test from five to thirteen minutes. If the test results are free of errors this will bring hope to many people and it might slow down the spread of the virus.

This is what MSN said on its website today, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued Emergency Use Authorization to Illinois-based medical device maker Abbott Labs on Friday for a coronavirus test that delivers positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes, the company said.

Please read more here FDA authorizes Abbott Labs' portable, 5-minute coronavirus test the size of a toaster