At-home COVID-19 testing may be made available in order to allow for a greater number of people to be tested in less time.
Doing so would also minimize the risk of infected people traveling to a testing location.
LabCorp was the first company to receive FDA authorization for home collection of COVID-19 test samples back in April. The LabCorp test requires patients to collect a sample from the front of the nasal cavity in their home prior to sending it to a lab for processing.
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