CDC test to simultaneously detect coronavirus, influenza given FDA emergency use authorization

Ken Langone: ‘Very optimistic’ for coronavirus vaccine before Christmas Home Depot co-founder Ken Langone discusses coronavirus vaccine development and practicing safety precautions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received an emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration for a new diagnostic test aimed at simultaneously detecting and differentiating between influenza and the coronavirus, according to a press […]

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New blood test can spot coronavirus victims without symptoms

The ‘game-changer’ blood test: Tens of thousands more Covid-19 victims may be identified thanks to new check that can spot 98 per cent of cases… even in people with no symptoms New Covid test can can spot 98 per cent of cases even those without symptoms Scientists fear that existing methods can only detect the virus in the very sick But up to […]

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Wuhan residents fear mass testing may launch new coronavirus outbreak

Residents of the Chinese city of Wuhan are worried that mass COVID-19 testing efforts may spark another outbreak of the deadly virus. Though the city is largely past the worst of the illness, which forced the sprawling metropolis into lockdown for more than two months, some residents are worried about the large crowds accumulating outside testing centers and open-air clinics, […]

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NASA asteroid defense test could trigger an artificial meteor shower

A planned NASA mission to test its capability to defend Earth from an incoming asteroid could cause the planet’s first-ever artificial meteor shower, a study found earlier this year. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft’s mission will be to slam into the smaller of the two Didymos asteroids as they pass within about 6.8 million miles of the Earth […]

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New coronavirus antibody test found to have 100% accuracy, PHE finds

Green light for the game-changer: Antibody test that shows who has had coronavirus with 100% accuracy is APPROVED for use in the UK – and ministers order millions to get people back to work Public Health England carried out evaluation of Roche’s new antibody blood test  Experts at Porton Down science facility found it had accuracy of 100 per cent Test determines if […]

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New test proves coronavirus was in Europe as early as December

A French doctor has claimed there were coronavirus patients in the country as far back as December. Dr Yves Cohen, an intensive care chief in Paris, said new tests on patient samples has confirmed the presence of the virus in France weeks before the first officially recorded case. He told broadcaster BFMTV that his team revisited negative tests for flu […]

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