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Africa: Global Food Prices Rise At Rapid Pace in May

June 3, 2021
Rome — FAO Food Price Index posts fastest monthly increase to reach highest value since September 2011 Global food prices rose in May at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade, even as world cereal production is on course to reach a new record high, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United

First rapid at-home COVID-19 test approved by FDA

November 17, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first rapid at-home COVID-19 test. The FDA granted emergency use authorization to the 30-minute test kit from California-based manufacturer Lucira Health. The test is prescription-only and solely approved for those 14 and older. “This new testing option is an important diagnostic advancement to address the pandemic

Elon Musk says he took four rapid COVID-19 tests with split results

November 13, 2020
Elon Musk on Thursday night said he took four rapid coronavirus tests  — with two negative results and as many positive readings. “Something extremely bogus is going on. Was tested for covid four times today,” Musk tweeted. “Two tests came back negative, two came back positive. Same machine, same test, same nurse. Rapid antigen test