Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.A new test for COVID-19 that can be run from a doctor’s office and gives results in five minutes was approved for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration on Friday.The test developed by medical device company Abbott uses the company’s portable ID NOW platform and does not require a central lab for analysis, saving precious time for medical workers and patients.Doctors can swab someone’s nose or throat and insert the swab into the machine, getting results in five to 15 minutes (results can take longer if a sample tests negative, but can take only five minutes if the person tests positive).In addition, the tests can be done in an emergency room or urgent care clinic, which may help cut down on wait times across the country. The company will begin making the tests available next week and plans to ramp up manufacturing to deliver 50,000 tests per day.FRIGHTENING CELL PHONE HEAT MAPS SHOWS CORONAVIRUS’ POTENTIAL SPREAD AS SPRING BREAK REVELERS WENT HOME Abbott’s ID NOW system (Abbott)WITH CORONAVIRUS SPREADING, DEEP CLEANERS ARE IN HIGH DEMAND”The COVID-19 pandemic will be fought on multiple fronts, and


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