Trump still confident in virus test despite false negatives
May 15, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed no concerns Friday about a rapid coronavirus test that the White House has been relying on to ensure his safety, despite new data suggesting the test may return an inordinate share of false negatives.
Trump expressed his confidence in the test from Abbott Laboratories after a preliminary study by New York University researchers reported problems with it. Trump and his deputies have promoted the 15-minute test as a "game changer" and have been using it for weeks now to try to keep the White House complex safe.
The Food and Drug Administrat...