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Rapid $5 COVID-19 Test Gets FDA Authorization

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized the first rapid coronavirus test that doesn’t need special computer equipment for results. The 15-minute test from Abbott Laboratories will sell for $5, giving it a competitive edge over ...
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Right Now, a Homemade Face Mask Is a Good Idea

Health experts in the United States are at odds over whether people should wear a face mask while venturing beyond their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. But before digging into that debate, let's go straight to what the experts agree on. Bill...