FDA authorizes new two-minute test for coronavirus

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The Food and Drug Administration issued emergency approval to a two-minute test for coronavirus, its maker, Bodysphere Inc., said Tuesday.   

The move could help increase the U.S. testing capability, which has been improving but is still not where it needs to be, according to governors.  “Results are delivered on site in as fast as two minutes,” Bodysphere said in a press release. “This is a game changer as today in the United States, most COVID-19 testing results take between two to seven days.”