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The agency says early data suggests the home tests, known as "antigen" tests, may produce more false negatives than they do with earlier forms of COVID-19. ...
Rapid COVID-19 antigen tests may be less effective at detecting Omicron than earlier strains on the virus, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday. ...
Preliminary data suggests antigen tests aren’t as reliable as they are for other variants. ...
As concern over COVID -19 rises with the spread of the Omicron variant, a new form of treatment for the virus has arrived in the form of oral tablets, but there’s a catch: The medication must be taken quickly to be effective. The FDA issued an emergency use authorization last week for oral pills ma... ...

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