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County orders halt to COVID-19 antibody tests at Encinitas site

Roman S. Koenig

April 15, 2020

San Diego County health authorities ordered the closure of a drive-through COVID-19 testing site in Encinitas over concerns about its antibody serology test, officials said at their Wednesday, April 15, update.

Drive-through COVID-19 testing site opens in Encinitas

North Coast Current

April 13, 2020

Drive-through COVID-19 coronavirus testing is available in Encinitas with the launch of a COVID Clinic site at MiraCosta College’s San Elijo campus in Cardiff.

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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