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News and analysis on disease research and diagnostics.

The European Commission awarded a consortium of private companies and academic researchers €759,000 recently to carry out their plans.

The FDA also reissued Emergency Use Authorizations for SARS-CoV-2 tests from Roche and Express Gene to reflect their permitted use with additional sample types.

The ELISA-based test has shown 98.8 percent sensitivity and 99.6 percent specificity for detecting SARS-CoV-2 specific IgG against two virus antigens.

Angstrom Bio is developing a rapid, scalable coronavirus test that uses nanopore sequencing to detect barcoded PCR products.

The German biotech firm said its lateral flow blood test does not detect subclinical HPV infection but picks up on HPV-induced cancers and pre-cancers.