FDA Grants EUA To CDC’s Coronavirus Diagnostic Test

By Beth Wang / February 4, 2020 at 5:14 PM
FDA granted emergency use authorization to the first diagnostic test to detect novel coronavirus, the agency announced Tuesday (Feb. 4). The authorization was given to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) real-time diagnostic test, which up to now has been limited to use at CDC laboratories. The authorization allows the test to be used at any CDC-qualified lab in the United States. Also on Tuesday, HHS announced it will expand an existing collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals to develop...

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