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Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

A coronavirus test used across the county may have an accuracy problem. The FDA has issued a warning that the test made by Abbott Laboratories can produce fals [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accura...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accuracy of widely used Abbott coronavirus test

A coronavirus test used across the county may have an accuracy problem. The FDA has issued a warning that the test made by Abbott Laboratories can produce fals [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: FDA cautions about accura...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Michiganders are definitely not strangers to heat and humidity, but the summer weather can at times, make face masks almost unbearable to wear. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, how close are scientists to finding a vaccine? There are now over 100 vaccine trials underway. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

(WXYZ) — With the weather hot and sunny, you might be thinking a great way to cool off is at the local beach or pool. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, w [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools ar...→

FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs Rapid Test Issue

The Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration spoke out after reports that Abbott Labs knew COVID-19 rapid tests may give inaccurate results. Read full article: FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs...→

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott’s rapid virus test | WTOP

Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testin [...] Read full article: FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott’s ...→

FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus test used by White House, others

FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus test used by White House, others

Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testin [...] Read full article: FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus te...→

Abbott virus test used at White House faces accuracy concerns

(Bloomberg)—The coronavirus test from Abbott Laboratories used at the White House to get rapid answers to whether someone is infected may miss as many as half [...] Read full article: Abbott virus test used at White House fa...→

FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization of Abbott Labs' Antibody Test

FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization of Abbott Labs' Antibody Test

Abbott Laboratories’ new antibody test received emergency use approval from the Food and Drug Administration Monday, the company announced. Read full article: FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

(WXYZ) — The original coronavirus from Wuhan China has mutated. Scientists say it’s more contagious and not surprisingly, it’s also now the dominant strain fou [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-domi...→

FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove Antibody Test Accuracy

FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove Antibody Test Accuracy

The Food and Drug Administration has reversed its stance and will now require commercial manufacturers to submit data that proves their antibody tests for the [...] Read full article: FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove A...→

Dr. Fauci says remdesivir trial shows drug has promise as FDA plans to announce emergency use

"What it has proven is a drug can block this virus," Fauci said Wednesday while speaking to reporters at the White House. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says remdesivir trial shows dr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

New research suggests that the coronavirus can be destroyed by sunlight. After the info was presented to President Trump, he suggested that ultraviolet or very [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Plans have been announced regarding phase 3 testing for a leading COVID-19 vaccine. Biotech company Moderna says their late-stage trial for the mRNA-1273 vacci [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start ph...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Newly released research shows that up to 80% of COVID-19 Infections are asymptomatic. Scientists who studied passengers aboard a cruise ship found that eight o [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 inf...→

Abbott says data shows high accuracy for COVID-19 test

The company is using an ongoing study to counter claims its ID Now test may return too many false negatives. Read full article: Abbott says data shows high accuracy for...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

(WXYZ) — There’s some positive news concerning an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus. Drugmaker Moderna has announced that all of their participants in a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vac...→

Abbott Labs' rapid COVID-19 test may deliver false negatives, FDA warns

The test—which got emergency-use authorization in March—can still be used and will correctly identify “many positive cases in minutes.” However, the FDA chief [...] Read full article: Abbott Labs' rapid COVID-19 test may del...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi weighs in on this nasal antiseptic that supposedly can kill the coronavirus. But is this product approved by the FDA? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says it...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

This mysterious illness appears to be related to or linked to the coronavirus as many of the children who are suspected of having this syndrome have either tes [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill ...→

Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Model Predicting More Deaths

Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Model Predicting More Deaths

Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx questioned the accuracy of the (IHME) model for coronavirus deaths. Read full article: Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Mode...→

FDA gives emergency approval to coronavirus antibody test with 100% accuracy claim

FDA gives emergency approval to coronavirus antibody test with 100% accuracy claim

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a coronavirus antibody test that has 100% accuracy, according to its Swiss manufacturer. Read full article: FDA gives emergency approval to coronavi...→

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could be widely available by January if

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could be widely available by January if "things fall in the right place"

Although this may be an impressive timeline to people, Fauci noted that it's in line with what he's been saying since the beginning of this year. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports leagues might have to skip 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports leagues might have to skip 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said some sports leagues might simply have to wait until 2021 before [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports l...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

(CNN) — Pets might not infect people with coronavirus, but pet owners need to protect cats, dogs and other companion animals, the US Food and... Read full article: FDA cautions pet owners about infecting ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

A British study suggests that a second wave of COVID-19 might be prevented if people wore facemasks in public. The researchers found that even homemade masks c [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use c...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

A potent antibody has been found that neutralizes the coronavirus and blocks it from entering human cells. The antibody, called S309, is being fast-tracked for [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Now that Governor Whitmer has relaxed restrictions in the Upper and parts of the Lower Peninsula, and our stay-at-home order is expected to end next week, it’s [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Q...→

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's rapid virus test - Breitbart

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's rapid virus test - Breitbart

Federal health officials are warning about potential accuracy problems with a rapid test for COVID-19 made by Abbott Laboratories WASHINGTON (AP) — Read full article: FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's ...→

FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus test accuracy issues

FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus test accuracy issues

The Food and Drug Administration said late Thursday it is investigating preliminary data suggesting Abbott Laboratories' 15-minute test can miss COVID-19 cases [...] Read full article: FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus te...→

Abbott disputes study challenging accuracy of rapid COVID-19 tests used at White House, sites nationwide

Abbott disputes study challenging accuracy of rapid COVID-19 tests used at White House, sites nationwide

Abbott, headquartered in Lake County, said in a statement, "While no test is perfect, Abbott’s ID NOW is delivering reliable results when and where they’re nee [...] Read full article: Abbott disputes study challenging accura...→

Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody test

Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody test

Abbott Laboratories has received emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to produce a second CONID-19 antibody test. Read full article: Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody t...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

A new analysis that looked at coronavirus testing levels has found that 60% of states do not have sufficient tests readily available. And with many states rela [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopenin...→

FDA approves coronavirus antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy

FDA approves coronavirus antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a COVID-19 antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy, the company said Sunday. Swiss drugmake [...] Read full article: FDA approves coronavirus antibody test t...→

Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get FDA approval ‘really quickly’

Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get FDA approval ‘really quickly’

The first drug shown to help treat coronavirus patients is likely to get official permission to be used “really quickly,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

As the search continues to find a cure for COVID-19, how far are we from a life-saving drug? We’ve heard about a promising drug that researchers have kept unde [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication up...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

A British study suggests that a second wave of COVID-19 might be prevented if people wore facemasks in public. The researchers found that even homemade masks c [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use c...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Newly released research shows that up to 80% of COVID-19 Infections are asymptomatic. Scientists who studied passengers aboard a cruise ship found that eight o [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 inf...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

(WXYZ) — With the weather hot and sunny, you might be thinking a great way to cool off is at the local beach or pool. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, w [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools ar...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Now that Governor Whitmer has relaxed restrictions in the Upper and parts of the Lower Peninsula, and our stay-at-home order is expected to end next week, it’s [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Q...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

(WXYZ) — There’s some positive news concerning an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus. Drugmaker Moderna has announced that all of their participants in a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vac...→

FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs Rapid Test Issue

The Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration spoke out after reports that Abbott Labs knew COVID-19 rapid tests may give inaccurate results. Read full article: FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs...→

FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus test accuracy issues

FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus test accuracy issues

The Food and Drug Administration said late Thursday it is investigating preliminary data suggesting Abbott Laboratories' 15-minute test can miss COVID-19 cases [...] Read full article: FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus te...→

Abbott Labs' rapid COVID-19 test may deliver false negatives, FDA warns

The test—which got emergency-use authorization in March—can still be used and will correctly identify “many positive cases in minutes.” However, the FDA chief [...] Read full article: Abbott Labs' rapid COVID-19 test may del...→

FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus test used by White House, others

FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus test used by White House, others

Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testin [...] Read full article: FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus te...→

Abbott disputes study challenging accuracy of rapid COVID-19 tests used at White House, sites nationwide

Abbott disputes study challenging accuracy of rapid COVID-19 tests used at White House, sites nationwide

Abbott, headquartered in Lake County, said in a statement, "While no test is perfect, Abbott’s ID NOW is delivering reliable results when and where they’re nee [...] Read full article: Abbott disputes study challenging accura...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi weighs in on this nasal antiseptic that supposedly can kill the coronavirus. But is this product approved by the FDA? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says it...→

FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization of Abbott Labs' Antibody Test

FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization of Abbott Labs' Antibody Test

Abbott Laboratories’ new antibody test received emergency use approval from the Food and Drug Administration Monday, the company announced. Read full article: FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Model Predicting More Deaths

Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Model Predicting More Deaths

Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx questioned the accuracy of the (IHME) model for coronavirus deaths. Read full article: Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Mode...→

FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove Antibody Test Accuracy

FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove Antibody Test Accuracy

The Food and Drug Administration has reversed its stance and will now require commercial manufacturers to submit data that proves their antibody tests for the [...] Read full article: FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove A...→

FDA approves coronavirus antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy

FDA approves coronavirus antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a COVID-19 antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy, the company said Sunday. Swiss drugmake [...] Read full article: FDA approves coronavirus antibody test t...→

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could be widely available by January if

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could be widely available by January if "things fall in the right place"

Although this may be an impressive timeline to people, Fauci noted that it's in line with what he's been saying since the beginning of this year. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could...→

Dr. Fauci says remdesivir trial shows drug has promise as FDA plans to announce emergency use

"What it has proven is a drug can block this virus," Fauci said Wednesday while speaking to reporters at the White House. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says remdesivir trial shows dr...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

As the search continues to find a cure for COVID-19, how far are we from a life-saving drug? We’ve heard about a promising drug that researchers have kept unde [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication up...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Michiganders are definitely not strangers to heat and humidity, but the summer weather can at times, make face masks almost unbearable to wear. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in...→

FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

(CNN) — Pets might not infect people with coronavirus, but pet owners need to protect cats, dogs and other companion animals, the US Food and... Read full article: FDA cautions pet owners about infecting ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Plans have been announced regarding phase 3 testing for a leading COVID-19 vaccine. Biotech company Moderna says their late-stage trial for the mRNA-1273 vacci [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start ph...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, how close are scientists to finding a vaccine? There are now over 100 vaccine trials underway. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

A potent antibody has been found that neutralizes the coronavirus and blocks it from entering human cells. The antibody, called S309, is being fast-tracked for [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor ...→

Abbott says data shows high accuracy for COVID-19 test

The company is using an ongoing study to counter claims its ID Now test may return too many false negatives. Read full article: Abbott says data shows high accuracy for...→

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's rapid virus test - Breitbart

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's rapid virus test - Breitbart

Federal health officials are warning about potential accuracy problems with a rapid test for COVID-19 made by Abbott Laboratories WASHINGTON (AP) — Read full article: FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's ...→

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott’s rapid virus test | WTOP

Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testin [...] Read full article: FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott’s ...→

Abbott virus test used at White House faces accuracy concerns

(Bloomberg)—The coronavirus test from Abbott Laboratories used at the White House to get rapid answers to whether someone is infected may miss as many as half [...] Read full article: Abbott virus test used at White House fa...→

Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody test

Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody test

Abbott Laboratories has received emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to produce a second CONID-19 antibody test. Read full article: Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody t...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

This mysterious illness appears to be related to or linked to the coronavirus as many of the children who are suspected of having this syndrome have either tes [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

(WXYZ) — The original coronavirus from Wuhan China has mutated. Scientists say it’s more contagious and not surprisingly, it’s also now the dominant strain fou [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-domi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

A new analysis that looked at coronavirus testing levels has found that 60% of states do not have sufficient tests readily available. And with many states rela [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopenin...→

FDA gives emergency approval to coronavirus antibody test with 100% accuracy claim

FDA gives emergency approval to coronavirus antibody test with 100% accuracy claim

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a coronavirus antibody test that has 100% accuracy, according to its Swiss manufacturer. Read full article: FDA gives emergency approval to coronavi...→

Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get FDA approval ‘really quickly’

Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get FDA approval ‘really quickly’

The first drug shown to help treat coronavirus patients is likely to get official permission to be used “really quickly,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports leagues might have to skip 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports leagues might have to skip 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said some sports leagues might simply have to wait until 2021 before [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports l...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

New research suggests that the coronavirus can be destroyed by sunlight. After the info was presented to President Trump, he suggested that ultraviolet or very [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated with death risk, study says

In our Health Alert tonight, as annoying as summer bugs can be, you might want to think twice about using insect-killing chemicals. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Insecticide associated wi...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva test begins trials in Britain

A study trial of a new “no-swab” test for COVID-19 is kicking off in Britain. Health officials there say participants are able to collect their saliva sample f [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: 'No-swab' COVID-19 saliva...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in the summer heat and should you wear a mask at the gym?

Michiganders are definitely not strangers to heat and humidity, but the summer weather can at times, make face masks almost unbearable to wear. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Tips for wearing masks in...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they have found first drug that improves COVID-19 survival

There’s new hope for critically ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19. A commonly used drug has shown to improve survival rates by one third. That’s accordin [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: U.K. researchers say they...→

FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

(CNN) — Pets might not infect people with coronavirus, but pet owners need to protect cats, dogs and other companion animals, the US Food and... Read full article: FDA cautions pet owners about infecting ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious, study suggests

Has the coronavirus become more infectious? Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Florida point to lab experiments, saying it’s clear that the virus [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Mutation could make coron...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start phase 3 testing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in July

Plans have been announced regarding phase 3 testing for a leading COVID-19 vaccine. Biotech company Moderna says their late-stage trial for the mRNA-1273 vacci [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna plans to start ph...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use could shrink the 'R' number and prevent a second COVID-19 wave: study

A British study suggests that a second wave of COVID-19 might be prevented if people wore facemasks in public. The researchers found that even homemade masks c [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Widespread facemask use c...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for COVID-19 vaccines stand?

As the COVID-19 death toll continues to rise, how close are scientists to finding a vaccine? There are now over 100 vaccine trials underway. Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Where does the quest for ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 infections are asymptomatic, a new case report says

Newly released research shows that up to 80% of COVID-19 Infections are asymptomatic. Scientists who studied passengers aboard a cruise ship found that eight o [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Up to 80% of COVID-19 inf...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor yields an antibody that neutralizes new coronavirus

A potent antibody has been found that neutralizes the coronavirus and blocks it from entering human cells. The antibody, called S309, is being fast-tracked for [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Blood from SARS survivor ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools are not a high COVID-19 risk, expert says

(WXYZ) — With the weather hot and sunny, you might be thinking a great way to cool off is at the local beach or pool. But with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, w [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Outdoor swimming pools ar...→

Abbott says data shows high accuracy for COVID-19 test

The company is using an ongoing study to counter claims its ID Now test may return too many false negatives. Read full article: Abbott says data shows high accuracy for...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Questions and advice on life post-quarantine

Now that Governor Whitmer has relaxed restrictions in the Upper and parts of the Lower Peninsula, and our stay-at-home order is expected to end next week, it’s [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: How to reenter society: Q...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine shows encouraging early results in human safety trial

(WXYZ) — There’s some positive news concerning an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus. Drugmaker Moderna has announced that all of their participants in a [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Moderna’s coronavirus vac...→

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's rapid virus test - Breitbart

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's rapid virus test - Breitbart

Federal health officials are warning about potential accuracy problems with a rapid test for COVID-19 made by Abbott Laboratories WASHINGTON (AP) — Read full article: FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott's ...→

FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs Rapid Test Issue

The Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration spoke out after reports that Abbott Labs knew COVID-19 rapid tests may give inaccurate results. Read full article: FDA Commissioner Talks About Abbott Labs...→

FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus test accuracy issues

FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus test accuracy issues

The Food and Drug Administration said late Thursday it is investigating preliminary data suggesting Abbott Laboratories' 15-minute test can miss COVID-19 cases [...] Read full article: FDA probes Abbott's rapid coronavirus te...→

FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott’s rapid virus test | WTOP

Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testin [...] Read full article: FDA probes accuracy issue with Abbott’s ...→

Abbott Labs' rapid COVID-19 test may deliver false negatives, FDA warns

The test—which got emergency-use authorization in March—can still be used and will correctly identify “many positive cases in minutes.” However, the FDA chief [...] Read full article: Abbott Labs' rapid COVID-19 test may del...→

FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus test used by White House, others

FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus test used by White House, others

Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testin [...] Read full article: FDA questions accuracy of coronavirus te...→

Abbott disputes study challenging accuracy of rapid COVID-19 tests used at White House, sites nationwide

Abbott disputes study challenging accuracy of rapid COVID-19 tests used at White House, sites nationwide

Abbott, headquartered in Lake County, said in a statement, "While no test is perfect, Abbott’s ID NOW is delivering reliable results when and where they’re nee [...] Read full article: Abbott disputes study challenging accura...→

Abbott virus test used at White House faces accuracy concerns

(Bloomberg)—The coronavirus test from Abbott Laboratories used at the White House to get rapid answers to whether someone is infected may miss as many as half [...] Read full article: Abbott virus test used at White House fa...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says its nasal antiseptic can kill coronavirus

Chief Health Editor Dr. Partha Nandi weighs in on this nasal antiseptic that supposedly can kill the coronavirus. But is this product approved by the FDA? Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Ann Arbor company says it...→

Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody test

Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody test

Abbott Laboratories has received emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to produce a second CONID-19 antibody test. Read full article: Abbott gets FDA OK for second antibody t...→

FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization of Abbott Labs' Antibody Test

FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization of Abbott Labs' Antibody Test

Abbott Laboratories’ new antibody test received emergency use approval from the Food and Drug Administration Monday, the company announced. Read full article: FDA Approves Emergency Use Authorization...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill with a baffling ailment related to COVID-19

This mysterious illness appears to be related to or linked to the coronavirus as many of the children who are suspected of having this syndrome have either tes [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Children are falling ill ...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update: Blood Plasma, Hydroxychloroquine and Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

There’s more bad news concerning Hydroxychloroquine, the drug once touted to be “one of the biggest game-changers” for COVID-19. The largest study to date foun [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: COVID-19 Treatment Update...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-dominant strain of the coronavirus could be more contagious than original

(WXYZ) — The original coronavirus from Wuhan China has mutated. Scientists say it’s more contagious and not surprisingly, it’s also now the dominant strain fou [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Scientists say a now-domi...→

Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Model Predicting More Deaths

Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Model Predicting More Deaths

Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx questioned the accuracy of the (IHME) model for coronavirus deaths. Read full article: Dr. Birx Questions Accuracy of IHME Mode...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopening, coronavirus testing levels still too low, experts say

A new analysis that looked at coronavirus testing levels has found that 60% of states do not have sufficient tests readily available. And with many states rela [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: With many states reopenin...→

FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove Antibody Test Accuracy

FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove Antibody Test Accuracy

The Food and Drug Administration has reversed its stance and will now require commercial manufacturers to submit data that proves their antibody tests for the [...] Read full article: FDA Reverses, Manufacturers Must Prove A...→

FDA gives emergency approval to coronavirus antibody test with 100% accuracy claim

FDA gives emergency approval to coronavirus antibody test with 100% accuracy claim

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a coronavirus antibody test that has 100% accuracy, according to its Swiss manufacturer. Read full article: FDA gives emergency approval to coronavi...→

FDA approves coronavirus antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy

FDA approves coronavirus antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy

The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency approval to a COVID-19 antibody test that boasts near-perfect accuracy, the company said Sunday. Swiss drugmake [...] Read full article: FDA approves coronavirus antibody test t...→

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could be widely available by January if

Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could be widely available by January if "things fall in the right place"

Although this may be an impressive timeline to people, Fauci noted that it's in line with what he's been saying since the beginning of this year. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says coronavirus vaccine could...→

Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get FDA approval ‘really quickly’

Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get FDA approval ‘really quickly’

The first drug shown to help treat coronavirus patients is likely to get official permission to be used “really quickly,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says drug remdesivir could get...→

Dr. Fauci says remdesivir trial shows drug has promise as FDA plans to announce emergency use

"What it has proven is a drug can block this virus," Fauci said Wednesday while speaking to reporters at the White House. Read full article: Dr. Fauci says remdesivir trial shows dr...→

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports leagues might have to skip 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports leagues might have to skip 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said some sports leagues might simply have to wait until 2021 before [...] Read full article: Dr. Anthony Fauci cautions some sports l...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication updates, plus heartburn medicine being studied as potential treatment

As the search continues to find a cure for COVID-19, how far are we from a life-saving drug? We’ve heard about a promising drug that researchers have kept unde [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Coronavirus medication up...→

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection' of disinfectant to beat coronavirus and 'clean' the lungs

New research suggests that the coronavirus can be destroyed by sunlight. After the info was presented to President Trump, he suggested that ultraviolet or very [...] Read full article: Ask Dr. Nandi: Trump suggests 'injection...→