FDA approves 1st at-home flu/COVID-19 test kit

The FDA says the accuracy for flu samples are higher than 90%.

News 12 Staff

Feb 27, 2023, 5:32 PM

Updated 445 days ago

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Americans can soon swab their nose to test for both COVID-19 and the flu at home.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first home test that can differentiate between influenza A, influenza B and COVID-19.
The FDA says the accuracy for flu samples are higher than 90%.
For COVID-19 samples, it is higher than 88%.
The kit will be sold over the counter, but there is no word on a cost.


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