Illinois Newsroom: The University Of Illinois Dials Back Statements About FDA Authorization For Its COVID-19 Test

Illinois Newsroom: The University Of Illinois Dials Back Statements About FDA Authorization For Its COVID-19 Test. “On Aug. 19, campus officials announced in a press release that the U of I had begun performing its saliva-based test under the umbrella of an approved FDA emergency use authorization. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker held a press conference that same day to share the news. But in response to questions from Illinois Newsroom about the EUA status of U of I’s saliva test, an FDA spokesperson said in an email: ‘The University of Illinois is not authorized under an umbrella EUA, and they have not had an EUA.'”

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