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NEW YORK – DiaSorin Molecular announced on Friday that it has been awarded funding to develop an assay for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the disease COVID-19. The award totals $679,000 and will enable the firm to rapidly develop its coronavirus test, called the Simplexa COVID-19 Direct Assay.

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