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Funding For:

Tracking Coronavirus Test Accuracy


Recipient:

STAT

Grant Period:

Dec 02, 2020 - Dec 31, 2021

AMOUNT:

$13,000.00

Summary of the Project:

This project will examine FDA adverse event reports and other evidence to identify shortcomings with how COVID-19 tests are being used, including problems with the tests’ accuracy and understanding the tests’ limitations.

About the Grantee:

With an award-winning newsroom, STAT is a media company focused on finding and telling compelling stories about health, medicine and scientific discovery. STAT produces daily news, investigative articles and narrative projects in addition to multimedia features.

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February 5, 2021

‘A waste of money’: The home Covid-19 test funded by the Biden administration is too costly and complex, critics say

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Author: Kathleen McLaughlin

January 26, 2021

Watch: Covid tests are complicated. A guide to understanding types and trade-offs

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Author: STAT Staff