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AdvaMed: Administration Plan to Purchase 500 Million Covid Tests an “Encouraging Next Step,” Says More Must Be Done

Today, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) released the following statement from President and CEO Scott Whitaker regarding the White House’s newest measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic and rising cases related to the Omicron variant:

“A consistent, reliable supply of rapid Covid tests is critical to getting our country through to the other side of this pandemic. The Administration’s announcement today that it will purchase 500 million COVID tests is an encouraging next step, and this guaranteed-purchase approach is one of several we have urged this Administration to take.