The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the Flowflex rapid home Covid test which should “double home testing capacity in the US over the next several weeks”:

Why the rush, FDA?

Keep in mind, the company is already selling these tests in a number of countries including distribution through the NHS in the United Kingdom so it’s not some untested product:

We *should* have had these tests months ago but, alas, instead with get a crippling FDA bureaucracy:

This headline is from almost a year ago:

Anyway, it’s good news yet long overdue: