fda-authorizes-first-at-home-tests-for-coronavirus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the first at-home tests for coronavirus.

They’re calledPixel by LabCorp COVID-19 Test home collection kits.

They allow patients to collect nasal swab samples at home and mail them in for results.

The new LabCorp COVID-19 Test home collection kit

According to the FDA, LabCorp will make the tests available in most states in the coming weeks.

People will need to have a doctor’s order to be able to get the at-home test kit.

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Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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