With A 45% False Negative Rate How Does Abbott’s BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Test Still Have EUA Approval?

“Among 299 real-time RT-PCR positive results, 142 (47.5%) were false-negative BinaxNOW antigen test results (63 in specimens from symptomatic persons and 79 in specimens from asymptomatic persons).”

The US Government bought $730M of these useless and dangerous tests and has been widely distributing them nationwide. When will the EUA be revoked and Abbott be held accountable?

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www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7003e3.htm

 

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