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Abbot gets approval to launch 5-minute COVID-19 test for use almost anywhere

Abbot gets approval to launch 5-minute COVID-19 test for use almost anywhere

Abbott announced it has received the United States Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for its rapid, portable, point-of-care molecular test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The test, called ID NOW COVID-19, delivers positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes, Abbott said. Abbott …

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British Medical Association ‘tells medical students to NOT volunteer on NHS wards to fight coronavirus until the Government draws up a national contract on pay, holiday and pension’

The British Medical Association has directed its medical students not to participate in volunteering in the NHS wards for fighting COVID-19  till the government has defined pay plans clearly.  The union of doctors has told its students not to extend their help in the overwhelmed NHS till the finalization of …

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