A + feature in the new $5 antigen test "uses lateral flow technology similar to a home pregnancy test and can be linked to a mobile-phone app that gives an all-clear code... test negative at work or school" Needs to be incorporated in home tests in future
$5 rapid (15-min) #COVID19 test. Abbott says sensitivity: 97.1%, specificity: 98.5%, and says itโ€™s invested hundreds of millions of $ since April in two new US manufacturing facilities to make 50m tests per month starting in October.
Abbott gets emergency use authorization for a $5 Covid-19 rapid antigen test that is roughly the size of a credit card (and run by a medical professional)
Promising news -- quick, inexpensive and apparently reliable antigen test. Kudos to Abbott FDA grants emergency-use authorization to Abbott Laboratories for a $5 rapid-response Covid-19 antigen test that is roughly the size of a credit card via