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Day: April 21, 2020

US OKs 1st coronavirus test that allows self-swab at home

US OKs 1st coronavirus test that allows self-swab at home By MATTHEW PERRONE 2 hours ago WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday OK’d the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home, a new approach that could help expand testing options in most states. The test from LabCorp will initially only be available to health care workers and first responders under a doctor’s orders. The sample will still have to be shipped for processing back to LabCorp, which operates diagnostic labs throughout the… Read more US OKs 1st coronavirus test that allows self-swab at home