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At-Home Coronavirus Testing Could Be Coming Soon

Tech startups want to provide self-swab kits, but the FDA has stepped in

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YYou may soon be able to swab your nose at home and send the sample away to get tested for coronavirus without having to leave your couch — if U.S. government officials allow it.




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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