A new UK plan to use antigen tests for wide-scale screening for Covid-19 may not be the easy win the government is seeking.
Though orthopaedics companies have begun to recover from the second quarter’s horrors, it is clear that the third quarter belongs to the diagnostics specialists.
Antigen tests for Covid-19 can be useful if used in the right settings, but those settings are expensive.
The new regulatory scheme poses problems – but also opportunities, in the shape of possible alignment with the US.
Welcome to the calm before the Covid-19 storm.
The BinaxNow antigen test is fast and acceptably accurate – but above all, cheap.
The largest medtech companies have differing business development strategies, but tend to be on the same page on R&D spending.