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FDA Expands Home Testing Guidelines for COVID Exposures

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FDA issues new guidance on at-home COVID testing. New guidance is based on findings from a new study by University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School. After testing twice at home over 48 hours, more than 90% of infections were detected in symptomatic people who began testing within the first week. Serial testing three times with an at- home test at 48-hour intervals detected more than 75 percent of infections.
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FDA Expands Home Testing Guidelines for COVID Exposures

The new guidance from the FDA is based on findings from a new study by University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School researchers showed the new timelines are more likely to detect an infection.

2 months ago·United States
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FDA Expands Home Testing Guidelines for COVID Exposures

While the agency still recommends repeat testing after a negative result, it also recommends that people who have no symptoms but think they have been exposed take three tests instead of two.

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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