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Why you can’t find cheap at-home COVID tests

American consumers have few options for cheap tests that quickly screen for the COVID-19 infection, though they are widely available in Europe - and experts say the FDA’s approach to clearing rapid tests and manufacturing bottlenecks are to blame.... Read more»

Success of COVID antiviral pills hinges on access to speedy and accurate tests

The U.S. could soon have access to a new antiviral pill expected to alter the deadly trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic - but experts say the success of the treatments would hinge on whether high-risk infected patients will be able to get tested fast enough to make a difference.... Read more»

COVID testing, turnaround times still uneven this far into pandemic

While COVID testing is much easier to come by than it was early in the pandemic, the ability to get a test — and timely results — can vary widely nationwide, with a fragmented testing system, complicated logistics, technician burnout and spikes in demand contributing to the delays.... Read more»

$100 million on table from Tucson-based venture capital funds

Within the past year, three investment funds have sprung up in metro Tucson to offer a total of about $100 million to local entrepreneurs with marketable ideas. And that has the economic development community salivating over the prospects of more jobs.... Read more»3