Reuters broke the news that a key supplier of the chemicals needed to test for coronavirus, France’s BiomÃ©rieux has given its proprietary formula to the Canadian government for free so its national lab can try to manufacture badly needed test kits on its own. The unusual deal shows Ottawa’s determination to scale up testing, a key step towards relaxing strict public health measures that have disrupted daily life and tanked economies around the world.
Reuters reveals Canada gets Biomerieux formula for free to produce virus testing chemicals
23 April 2020, 12:00 am. 1 minute