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FDA Approves First Bedside Covid-19 Test by Danaher’s Cepheid

  • The new diagnostic test can give results in 45 minutes
  • Tests will start shipping next week from Silicon Valley firm
Researchers Work On Developing Test For Coronavirus At Hackensack Meridian's Center For Discovery and Innovation

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A Covid-19 test can deliver results in less than an hour has been approved under an FDA emergency authorization, marking the first test that clinicians can use at the bedside.