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The United States is pumping $ 231 million in favor of a home coronavirus test



After months of obtaining FDA approval, the first non-prescription home coronavirus test will get $ 231.8 million from the government to boost production and increase distribution. A home coronavirus test can be done in less than 15 minutes, and includes a nasal swab with reporting. The results are via the smartphone application, according to American Fox News.


These over-the-counter self-test kits can detect corona with approximately 95% accuracy within 15 minutes, and they can be used if you feel symptoms of corona and are also used to screen people who do not have symptoms, Andy Slavitt, senior advisor to the White House Vascular Response Team So they can go to work, school, and events safely, the test has been approved for use in individuals aged two years and over, and is less invasive than a traditional nasal swab.


Slavit added that making easy-to-use tests available to every American is a top priority with clear benefits, and he will be able to increase manufacturing to 19 million test kits per month by the end of 2021.The funding agreement also guaranteed 8.5 million tests for the US government.

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