SHIELD FAQ - What does it mean to be operating under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)?

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The test has gone through the rigorous review process of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against an extensive set of well-established requirements/parameters, and authorization means that the covidSHIELD saliva test fulfilled all the requirements of the FDA before being authorized for use in CLIA certified laboratories for COVID testing, specifically during public health emergencies such as the current COVID-19 pandemic.