3 U.S. senators test positive in “breakthrough” COVID-19 cases

Three U.S. senators — John Hickenlooper, Angus King and Roger Wicker — announced Thursday that they all have tested positive for coronavirus. All three senators were vaccinated and experiencing a “breakthrough” case of COVID-19. Hickenlooper, a Democrat from Colorado, announced his positive result on Twitter. “I’ve tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” he […]

Company says device detects coronavirus in minutes, approved for use

An American laboratory says its device can detect coronavirus in minutes, and it has received federal approval to start putting it at the fingertips of health care workers nationwide. Abbott Laboratories announced the FDA has issued the company an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test Friday. Abbot says it technology […]