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Roche to launch SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Antigen Test in countries accepting CE mark, allowing fast triage decisions at point of care

• Antigen test reliably and quickly triages people suspected of SARS-CoV-2, with results ready in 15 minutes, allowing informed treatment decisions • Antigen test accurately screens individuals with known exposure to infected SARS-CoV-2 patients, providing fast answers regarding their infection status • Affordable and small, instrument-free testing kit enables convenient use for healthcare professionals at […]

FDA Issues New Policy for Telethermographic Systems During COVID-19

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an immediately in effect guidance to help expand the availability of telethermographic systems used for body temperature measurements for triage use. The advantage of telethermographic systems for initial temperature assessment for triage use is the potential use in high throughput areas (such as airports, businesses, warehouses, […]