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People Exposed to Covid May Need to Take as Many as Three At-Home Tests, F.D.A. Says

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a new recommendation on Thursday that asymptomatic people who are using at-home Covid-19 antigen tests take at least three tests, each spaced 48 hours apart, to reduce the odds of missing an infection.People who have Covid-19 symptoms should take at least two tests, 48 hours apart, according to …

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F.D.A. to Weigh Over-the-Counter Sale of Contraceptive Pills

WASHINGTON — More than 60 years after the approval of oral contraceptives revolutionized women’s sexual health, the Food and Drug Administration has received its first application to supply a birth control pill over the counter — just as the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has put access to contraception more squarely at …

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