mLife Diagnostics of Marshall receives FDA authorization for COVID saliva test
mLife Diagnostics LLC of Marshall announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Emergency Use Authorization, or EUA, for the mLife True saliva COVID-19 collection kit for testing at Express Gene Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory of Miami, Florida.
Local company invents oral COVID-19 test to meet demand
With the discomfort and sometimes pain that come along with nasal swabs, the demand for a less stressful coronavirus testing solution has been high. Thus, a local Marshall company, “mLife Diagnostics LLC”, has answered the call, inventing an oral COVID-19 test kit that’s designed to not only be more manageable, but also more safe.
mLife Diagnostics LLC in Marshall has developed an oral coronavirus testing kit. When the research came out that you could detect coronavirus in oral samples we realized that this is much better than nasal swabs or blood.”
Within 30 days the product went from concept to production. Alan Loudermilk hopes it can address the nationwide shortage of COVID-19 tests.
Coronavirus saliva testing now available through private labs in El Paso
As concerns over the lack of testing grow, Covid-19 saliva test kits are now slowly being administered in El Paso.The Food and Drug Administration has authorized private laboratories to provide the kits, including MicroGen Diagnostics, a molecular diagnostics lab out of Orlando, Florida.
US Customs Announces Largest Fentanyl Seizure In Its History
(CNN) - US Customs and Border Protection made the largest seizure of fentanyl in the agency's history on Saturday at the Nogales port of entry on the US-Mexico border, Port Director Michael Humphries announced Thursday.
'Drug driving' leads to more fatal crashes than drunk driving
An increasing number of drivers involved in fatal crashes are testing positive for drugs, especially opioids and marijuana, according to a new study by the Governors Highway Safety Association — though it is unclear whether drug use is actually the culprit in those crashes.