East Bay startup wins first FDA blessing of home self-test for Covid

A Covid-19 self-test that can be done at home won emergency use authorization Tuesday from the Food and Drug Administration. The single-use test from Emeryville's Lucira Health Inc. is the first to win the FDA's blessing. "While Covid-19 diagnostic tests have been authorized for at-home collection, this is the first that can be fully self-administered and provide results at home," FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn said in a statement. "This new testing option is an important diagnostic advancement…

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