FDA approves SUNY-developed COVID-19 saliva swab test: Cuomo

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his daily Coronavirus press briefing at SUNY Upstate Medical University on April 28, 2020 in Syracuse, New York.
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The FDA has approved a COVID-19 saliva swab test that SUNY Upstate Medical University co-developed, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. 

The diagnostic test, which Upstate and Syracuse-based biotechnology company Quadrant Biosciences developed, was granted “emergency use authorization” on Wednesday, Cuomo said in a release.