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South Korea's Celltrion exports coronavirus tests to US

Diagnostic kits to help fill US testing gap

Celltrion has been developing testing kits and a treatment for the coronavirus. (Photo courtesy of Celltrion)

SEOUL -- South Korea's Celltrion has started selling coronavirus screening kits in the U.S. to help bridge the country's testing gap, the company said Wednesday.

The Incheon-based drugmaker expects both its antigen and antibody testing kits to be approved for sale in the U.S. by mid-August. A U.S. subsidiary will distribute the kits.

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