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House Democrats Add OTC Antibody Tests To COVID-19 Fraud Questions For US Regulators

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Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone and four subcommittee chairs tell FTC and FDA that the degree to which COVID-19 antibodies protect against infection isn't known, but there's "significant demand for antibody tests among consumers who wish to return to their everyday activities against the advice of public health experts."

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