Washington Post: Trump administration bars FDA from regulating some laboratory tests, including for coronavirus

Washington Post: Trump administration bars FDA from regulating some laboratory tests, including for coronavirus. “The new policy stunned many health experts and laboratories because of its timing, several months into a pandemic. Some public health experts warned the shift could result in unreliable coronavirus tests on the market, potentially worsening the testing crisis that has dogged the United States if more people get erroneous results. They argued the change is unlikely to solve current testing problems, which at this point are largely due to shortages of supplies such as swabs and chemical reagents.”

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