A day in the life of Dr. Alex Greninger, coronavirus test lab manager

Aug 26, 2020
Among his challenges are acquiring the right tools, performing enough tests and learning as much as possible about the global health threat.
A researcher at work in a COVID-19 testing lab. The process requires the contributions of countless professionals behind the scenes.
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FDA issues alert about accuracy of Abbott rapid COVID-19 test

The concern is that it could be returning false negative results.
For now, negative results from the Abbott test should be confirmed with another more sensitive test.
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In their own words: corporate first responders on frontline of production war

May 5, 2020
We hear from people at a coronavirus test-making facility in Maryland.
A COVID-19 testing lab in New York.
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