FDA authorizes new saliva-based COVID-19 test

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

(Photo: Courtesy MGN Image)

  (WFXR) — A new COVID-19 test using saliva could be on its way.

The FDA granted emergency authorization for the “Saliva-Direct” test. It is reportedly accurate, cheap, and fast.

In fact, professional basketball players already use it. The NBA funded the test’s development, and uses it for asymptomatic players.

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