FDA Approves First At-Home, Rapid Coronavirus Test.
The 30-minute test kit was developed
by California-based company Lucira Health.
The test will initially
require a prescription.
Testers will first collect
a nasal sample.
The nasal swab is then placed into a vial, .
which is inserted into a portable accessory
that deciphers the test results. .
Testers will receive either
a positive or negative result.
The test's FDA approval comes months
into a pandemic that has claimed the lives
of nearly a quarter of a million people in the U.S.
According to Johns Hopkins
University, nearly 11.5 million
people in the U.S. have
contracted the virus