• Abbott gets emergency use authorization for rapid Covid-19 test

    1 month ago - By MedCity News

    The diagnostics company said it had received the EUA for use of its ID NOW system, which can detect a positive result in as low as five minutes and a negative result in 13 minutes. ID NOW is mainly used in urgent care settings.
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  • FDA gives emergency use authorization to malaria drugs for Covid-19

    FDA gives emergency use authorization to malaria drugs for Covid-19

    1 month ago - By MedCity News

    The agency said in a letter to the director of BARDA that the authorization was for patients unable to participate in clinical trials. However, there is scant evidence demonstrating that the drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, are effective against Covid-19.
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