Press "Enter" to skip to content

FDA warns against using throat swabs for home Covid-19 tests

The US Food and Drug Administration is cautioning against using self-collected throat swabs for Covid-19 tests and says people should use the tests as instructed.

“FACT: When it comes to at-home rapid antigen #COVID19 tests, those swabs are for your nose and not your throat,” it said Friday on Twitter.

The US Food and Drug Administration is cautioning against using self-collected throat swabs for Covid-19 tests and says people should use the tests as instructed.

“FACT: When it comes to at-home rapid antigen #COVID19 tests, those swabs are for your nose and not your throat,” it said Friday on Twitter.

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *