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U.S. expands use of coronavirus diagnostic test

Reuters Wednesday, 5 February 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday granted emergency use approval for state public health laboratories to start testing for the new flu-like coronavirus from China using kits developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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