Researchers Frustrated Ebola Test Kit Yet To Be Used In Field, Despite FDA, WHO Approvals
Nature News: Researchers frustrated by failure to roll out ‘game-changing’ Ebola test
“A test kit that diagnoses Ebola rapidly using just a finger prick of blood could save lives in the ongoing epidemic in West Africa. But researchers are perplexed as to why the diagnostic kit has not been deployed in the field, despite both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approving it four months ago for emergency use…” (Butler, 6/26).
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