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Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

One of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Carlsbad labs is pictured in August 2018. (Thermo Fisher photo)

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.

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