FDA (USA) authorises home test

The US FDA has authorised the sale and use of a prescription based home test (nasal swab), self administered, results within 30 minutes. It can be used by anyone over 14 years of age, younger children must have the swab taken by a trained professional.

“The Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit is a molecular (real-time loop mediated amplification reaction) single use test that is intended to detect the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19.”

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I wonder, why such products are introduced in countries in the far-east and not in India (yet)?