Today, Tuesday, the French laboratory, “Beaumirio”, that it has exceptionally obtained the right to put in place on the American market a new rapid test for the detection of Covid-19 virus throughout the health crisis caused by the outbreak of the epidemic.
The Johns Hopkins University announced the increase in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States to 43,901, while US President Donald Trump said that he would not keep the country locked for months, adding: I look forward to the end of the crisis and the return of movement to normal within a few weeks, while he saw The governor of New York, which has the highest rate of injuries in the United States, in a statement to “CNN”, according to the island, that a tsunami from Corona patients will hit the state health system within two or three weeks.
The French news agency said that the new test called “BioFair Covid-19” reveals the new Corona virus within 45 minutes “of a smear from the nasopharynx,” according to a press release issued by the French group.
She added that the test is easy to use and was developed with the support of the US Department of Defense, which will receive the first quantity of it, after which it becomes available on the American market, and then in the international market “when the regulatory authorities allow this.”
The company confirms that this marketing permit in the United States is temporary, as it was granted according to emergency procedures, noting that it is increasing its production capacity in the Salt Lake City area of Utah, western United States, in order to reach a “maximum” production capacity of test boxes “Within a few weeks.”
This is the second Covid-19 virus test kit developed by the “BioMerio” group. The efficacy of the SARS Cov-2 R-Gene test “in real time” in France was verified by the National Respiratory Virus Reference Center, which praised it.
A test produced in France should soon obtain a permit to market in the European Union.
It is noteworthy that more than 200 thousand cases of new Corona virus were diagnosed in Europe, more than half of them were in Italy (63927) and Spain (39673), according to a census prepared by Agency France-Presses based on official figures Tuesday at 11.50 GMT, while the number reached 10732 deaths, including 860 people in France, which recorded 19 thousand and 856 injuries, while Asia comes second in the ranking of the continent’s most affected by the global epidemic, with 98 748 injuries, including 3570 deaths.
In an effort to curb the Corona epidemic in the United States, the Pentagon has exceptionally granted a French laboratory the right to launch a rapid examination in the US market for corona virus detection throughout the health crisis caused by the epidemic.
One of the advantages of the new medical examination is that it is easy to use through a “smear from the nasopharynx”, and reveals infection with the virus within 45 minutes, according to what the French “Piomerio” laboratories announced.
The new test, called “Bio Fire Covid-19”, was developed with the support of the Pentagon, which will receive its first quantity, after which it becomes available on the American market, and then on the international market “when the regulatory authorities permit it.”