Becton, Dickinson & Co. gets $24M to make more COVID-19 tests

The money will help the Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based business enhance its production capability by 50 percent and produce more than 12 million test packages each month by next February, it stated..

Becton, Dickinson and Co. said July 30 it has actually gotten $24 million from the U.S. Department of Defense and HHS to support scaling up making capacity for its COVID-19 diagnostic test..

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” Making COVID-19 diagnostic tests commonly readily available is important to expanding quick detection of COVID-19 infections and mitigating the impact of the illness by recognizing afflicted clients, quickly quarantining contagious individuals and tracing their contacts,” stated Dave Hickey, Beckton, Dickinson & & Co.s president of integrated diagnostic options. “This financial investment will reinforce our U.S. manufacturing abilities, helping us quickly scale our production of point-of-care COVID-19 tests to guarantee we have a robust supply for our U.S. clients.”.

Maia Anderson –
Friday, July 31st, 2020

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