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A new at-home test for the coronavirus has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The test will cost about $30 and will be available over-the-counter, according to the company who makes it, Ellume. Ellume Health hide caption

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FDA Authorizes 1st Home Coronavirus Test That Doesn't Require A Prescription

The new tests produce results completely at home within 15 minutes. Experts say they could be a 'game-changer' in helping people find out quickly if they need to isolate.

Two hurricanes destroyed bridges, roads, schools, health clinics and homes. Here is the aftermath in Protección in Honduras' Santa Barbara department on Dec. 11. Edison Umanzur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Even Disaster Veterans Are Stunned By What's Happening In Honduras

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A new at-home test for the coronavirus has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The test will cost about $30 and will be available over-the-counter, according to the company who makes it, Ellume. Ellume Health hide caption

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FDA Authorizes 1st Home Coronavirus Test That Doesn't Require A Prescription

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Saturn (center, left) and Jupiter (center, right) share a night sky earlier this year near Vantage, Wash. Already this past summer, the two planets were growing closer in the night sky. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Jupiter And Saturn Will Be Together Again For The Holidays

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