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FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: September 5th, 2020

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)Silver Spring, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is continuing to take action in the ongoing response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic:

The FDA issued an updated FDA COVID-19 Response At-A-Glance Summary that provides a quick look at facts, figures, and highlights of the agency’s response efforts.

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Testing updates:

To date, the FDA has currently authorized 242 tests under EUAs; these include 194 molecular tests, 44 antibody tests, and 4 antigen tests.

About the U.S. Food and Drug Administration 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration  (FDA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products for human use, and medical devices. The agency also is responsible for the safety and security of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, dietary supplements, products that give off electronic radiation, and for regulating tobacco products.

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