FDA Issues Template For OTC COVID-19 Tests For Use In Offices, Schools

By Kelly Lienhard / July 29, 2020 at 4:30 PM
FDA on Wednesday (July 29) issued a new emergency use authorization template for developing over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic tests that can be used outside of a laboratory. The update comes as the agency and other government agencies push to increase testing for SARS-CoV-2 in the United States. When the non-prescription tests become available, the agency hopes to see them used at locations like offices and schools, in addition to at home. “These types of tests will be a game changer in...

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