The National Institutes of Health is investing $248.7 million in seven diagnostic companies with new testing technologies to increase their testing capacities and make millions of rapid Covid-19 tests per week available by fall.

The Consistent Testing Terminology Working Group published a white paper with industry-wide recommendations for precision medicine testing terms to be utilized in patient education and communication.

In a BioSpace interview, Sorrento Therapeutics executives emphasized the stringent process the company went through in identifying the antibody STI-1499, which demonstrated 100 percent inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 in laboratory tests.

In the company’s daily blog about the precautions being taken to ensure continued service to the world, Amazon intends to build testing facilities for employees.