FDA authorizes over-the-counter COVID-19 tests for emergency use

Abbott says it will start shipping tests to retailers in the next few weeks.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2021, 10:38 AM

Updated 1,211 days ago

Share:

Several at-home COVID-19 tests are getting the green light from the Food and Drug Administration.
Over-the-counter products from Abbott and Quidel got emergency use authorization on Thursday.
The tests are for asymptomatic people involved with serial screening and those testing for antigens.
Abbott says it will start shipping tests to retailers in the next few weeks.


More from News 12