FDA Approves First Serology Test For Coronavirus

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The FDA has approved a blood test that will determine whether a person has been infected by COVID-19, the agency said Thursday morning.

“We’re going to announce today, our first approval of a serology test that will, in laboratories, allow the labs to determine exposure in the antibodies,” FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn said on CBS News Radio.

These serology tests can effectively identify past coronavirus infections, but are less successful at identifying recent ones, CNN reported.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. This is where the innovation really matters. I wish this can be concluded for the recent infections also. And the vaccine is the real cure for this pandemic. It takes time to find vaccine, Hope it can happen soon.

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