Coronavirus company news summary – Relay Medical and Fio Corporation announce the launch of high-throughput Covid-19 mobile testing toolkit – ERBA Mannheim launches second generation SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR assay

21 January 2021 (Last Updated January 21st, 2021 10:02)

Relay Medical, a healthtech innovation company, and Fio Corporation, a medical equipment supplier, have announced the launch of Fionet’s mobile, high-throughput Covid-19 rapid testing solution. The modular configuration is capable of processing up to 100 Covid-19 rapid antigen tests per hour with only two Fionet devices and two personnel. The mobile testing toolkit can be deployed on-site and for real-time tracking in high-volume settings such as airports, organisations, schools, and at sports and entertainment events.

ERBA Mannheim, a healthcare solutions provider, announced the launch of the ErbaMDx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR kit for detecting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Its UK-based development team has carefully designed a new assay that will help improve the detection of the virus with ease and make possible its storage and transportation at room temperature.

Two natural healthcare providers, Virocule and Dr Ho Now Health Products, have signed an exclusive consumer and retail distribution agreement for the supply of Virocule’s ANOSMIC COVID-19 Smell Tester across major retail stores in Canada in the next few weeks. Authorised for sale by Health Canada, the rapid, early detection, screening device is currently available on Virocule’s website.