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FDA Officials Call For Lab Test Bill In COVID-19 Lessons Learned Report

By Kelly Lienhard / September 11, 2020 at 7:38 PM
Top FDA device center officials call for the United States to create a legislative framework for overseeing lab tests and to work with global partners to devise a plan for sharing clinical specimens to ensure diagnostic testing is accurate and reliable in future pandemics. The recommendations come as the agency reflects on its missteps in mitigating the COVID-19 health crisis and acknowledges its emergency authorization process, coupled with inexperienced test developers, led to mass confusion and poorly developed laboratory tests...


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