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Cheap, rapid, at-home tests could rival a vaccine in the fight against COVID-19. Why can’t Americans get them?

Even as advocates cite bureaucratic red tape blocking fast and cheap home coronavirus tests, the federal government’s regulatory agency overseeing testing says it will be flexible and encourage developers to seek approval.

Why widespread COVID-19 testing is crucial to fighting the coronavirus pandemic

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The Food and Drug Administration issued a document on July 29 calling for home tests to correctly identify the virus at least 90% of the time. But a high-ranking FDA official overseeing testing told USA TODAY the agency will consider tests with lower sensitivity. 

Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said the agency’s recommendations issued more than two months ago are “starting points.”  

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“Our door has been open, and we’re very flexible because we’re trying to do all we can,

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Baltimore Ravens big home favorites vs. rival Cincinnati Bengals in Week 5

Johnny Parlay, Sportsbook Wire
Published 9:04 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2020

The Cincinnati Bengals (1-2-1) visit the Baltimore Ravens (3-1) for a Week 5 AFC North contest at M&T Bank Stadium. Kickoff will be Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. It’s no surprise the Ravens are 13.5-point favorites. Below, we take a look at the early Week 5 betting odds and lines at BetMGM Sportsbook.

The Bengals won their first game in the Joe Burrow era, knocking off the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars 33-25 Sunday. Burrow threw for 300 yards and a touchdown – his third 300-yard passing game in a row – while RB Joe Mixon ran for 151 yards and two TDs.

The Ravens claimed a 31-17 road victory Sunday, beating the Washington Football Team. QB Lamar Jackson threw for two scores and added a 50-yard rushing TD, while the defense finished with two interceptions. It’s the 17th consecutive game

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