New POC test performs well for chlamydia, gonorrhea in women– LabPulse, A rapid point-of-care (POC) test from Binx for chlamydia and gonorrhea demonstrated excellent performance in women and good performance in men in a comparative study
HHS Supports Development of First High-Throughput COVID-19 Diagnostic Test – A diagnostic test for coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 will receive advanced development support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).
Pfizer and BioNTech to Co-Develop Potential COVID-19 Vaccine – Companies will jointly develop BioNTech’s mRNA-based vaccine candidate BNT162 to prevent COVID-19 infection.
Quest Diagnostics Media Statement about COVID-19 Testing – On March 9, 2020, Quest Diagnostics introduced a new lab-developed test for COVID-19.
Information from LabCorp about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – LabCorp rapidly expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity, expects ability to perform 10,000 tests per day by the end of the week and 20,000 tests per day by the end of March.
Abbott Launches 5-Minute Virus Test for Use Almost Anywhere– Abbott Laboratories is unveiling a coronavirus test that can tell if someone is infected in as little as five minutes, and is so small and portable it can be used in almost any health-care setting.