The rush for a coronavirus testing kit is on.Startups and charitable foundations are rushing to create their own coronavirus testing kits that can be sent to people, while the government works to ship enough kits to help regions get a grip on the outbreak.But the rush has also created an opening for scams and fly-by-night operations making unverified or outlandish claims to capitalize on public fear of the virus — including for at-home tests.The Food and Drug Administration responded to the shortage of tests this week by relaxing regulatory restrictions, which approved the emergency distribution of new tests and allowed states to authorize laboratories to develop tests.But no FDA-approved at-home COVID-19 tests are available in the U.S.Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreakByers Market NewsletterGet breaking news and insider analysis on the rapidly changing world of media and technology right to your inbox.”No at-home test has been granted an emergency use authorization,” an FDA spokesperson said in an email. “And at-home test kits are explicitly exempt as part of our recent coronavirus diagnostics policy. We are looking into this further.”Several private medical companies have said they are working on test kits. Nurx Inc. of San Francisco, known as the “Uber of


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