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Roche seeks approval for COVID-19, flu combo test in Japan

New PCR exam by Swiss drugmaker comes as hospitals brace for winter flu season

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche will soon apply for approval in Japan of its reagent that detects COVID-19 and the seasonal influenza virus at the same time.

TOKYO -- Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche will soon apply for approval in Japan of its reagent that detects COVID-19 and the seasonal influenza virus at the same time, Nikkei has learned.

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