PackTalk is a blog for the Healthcare Packaging Industry

Pulling Together To Fight COVID-19

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Mayo Clinic, and Roche Get FDA Approval to Help in Fight Against COVID-19.

As we all pull together in the fight against COVID-19, it is encouraging to read details about the FDA’s fast tracking of COVID-19 diagnostic tests under federal Emergency Use Authorization provisions. Clearly, innovation continues to aid in the fight against this pandemic. New diagnostic tests from Thermo Fisher Scientific and Mayo Clinic have now joined Roche’s <24-hr. FDA approval last week of the cobas SARS-COV-2 test. We look forward to news of their arrival in our communities.

In the ideal world, all of our closures, isolation, and social distancing would flatten the coronavirus curve faster than the FDA green lights can shine. COVID-19 is ugly, but by using our science and technology talent to speed up testing options and vaccine development, we can help our global community restore full health and prosperity.

Full Article on Fast Tracking COVID-19 Tests


Comments (0)

Related Articles

Pulling Together To Fight COVID-19

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Mayo Clinic, and Roche Get FDA Approval to Help in Fight Against COVID-19.

As we all pull together in the fight against COVID-19, it is encouraging to read details about the FDA’s fast tracking of COVID-19 diagnostic tests under...

Learn More

COVID-19 Update

To Our Valued Customers:

First, let me begin by saying this: I hope you and your families, friends, and colleagues are safe and healthy during this challenging time. I recognize that many in the healthcare community are fighting COVID-19 from the front lines,...

Learn More

Seal Strength Testing: Is 1 lb. Still the Go-To Metric? ASTM WK57656 Update

A few years ago, I started a journey on behalf of packaging professionals everywhere—to validate or debunk the 1 lb. standard for seal strength testing. For as long as I can remember, it has been a popular topic of conversation and debate in every gathering...

Learn More

Stay Informed

To stay up to date on innovative technology and products, as well as industry trends, subscribe to Oliver’s PackTalk blog below.