Top Health Official Warns Against Buying New Coronavirus Antibody Tests


A top official with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warned Wednesday that many tests being sold online and advertised as effective for determining if a person has contracted coronavirus in the past are not accurate.

Adm. Brett Giroir said in an appearance on “Fox & Friends” that the Trump administration worries that many tests being marketed online, most of which are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), could provide “not accurate” results.

“Most of them, almost all of them have not been through FDA authorization, and we are very concerned that many of the tests are really just not accurate,” Giroir said.

Read more at The Hill.




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