Nevada Revokes Halt on Rapid Antigen Testing in Nursing Homes

The reversal came just hours after the federal government threatened the state, calling the prohibition on the tests “illegal.”

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Backed by Federal Funds, New Virus Tests Are Hitting the Market

Six months into the pandemic and with no coherent national testing strategy, the Trump administration is encouraging private development of an array of faster and cheaper techniques.

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Fast, Less Accurate Covid Tests May Ease the U.S. Backlog, Experts Say

Experts are revising their views on the best methods to detect infections, setting aside long-held standards so that the spread of the virus can be more quickly tracked and contained.

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‘It’s Like Having No Testing’: Coronavirus Test Results Are Still Delayed

A shortage of chemicals needed to test for the virus is part of what is slowing turnaround times.

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F.D.A. Approves First Antigen Test for Detecting the Coronavirus

The test offers medical workers and health authorities an inexpensive tool for fast, mass screening.

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