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FDA grants emergency use authorization to Quidel for first antigen test for COVID-19

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday approved emergency use authorization (EUA) to Quidel Corp (QDEL.O) for the first COVID-19 antigen test. The emergency use authorization was issued late Friday to Quidel for the Sofia 2 SARS Antigen FIA, the agency said. The FDA said the authorization is for an antigen… Read More »

What are diabetes emergency

A diabetic coma is a life-threatening diabetes complication that causes unconsciousness. If you have diabetes, dangerously high blood sugar hyperglycemia or dangerously low blood sugar hypoglycemia can lead to a diabetic coma. If you lapse into a diabetic coma, you’re alive — but you can’t awaken or respond purposefully to sights, sounds or other types… Read More »

CDC files for emergency approval of its coronavirus test needed to diagnose 82 patients

CDC files for emergency FDA approval of its coronavirus test that’s needed to diagnose 82 patients under investigation for the infection as four more planes evacuate Americans from Wuhan The CDC says it is testing 82 patients across the US for the deadly virus It is working with the FDA to get ’emergency authorization’ to… Read More »

U.S. declares coronavirus health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China

WASHINGTON Reuters) – The Trump administration, while insisting the risk to Americans from coronavirus is low, nevertheless declared a public health emergency on Friday and announced the extraordinary step of barring entry to the United States of foreign nationals who have recently visited China. People wear surgical masks in the subway station at Times Square… Read More »