PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Food and Drug Administration is issuing an emergency authorization for the Wuhan Coronavirus test.
Qualified labs in the United States will be able to use the test developed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.READ MORE: Applications Open For LIHEAP With Increased Benefits
Previously, only the CDC were allowed to administer the test.READ MORE: Scammers Impersonating Allegheny County Sheriff's Office Steal $18,000 From Woman
The test uses nasal or oral swabs to detect the virus.MORE NEWS: SAT Going All-Digital In 2024, Making Other Changes To Try And Lessen Stress
However, it is not 100% accurate.