Fond du Lac Band shelves instant COVID-19 test amid accuracy concerns

MINNEAPOLIS — Worries over potential inaccuracies from a fast-acting COVID-19 test touted by the Trump administration has prompted the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to stop using the product, after federal regulators warned the public about it.“After thorough research and investigation it was decided that the immediate removal of Abbott ID Now from our COVID-19 testing options was necessary, until further research has been conducted,” the band announced Tuesday on Facebook. All patients who were tested with the system in the past 14 days were contacted, and additional testing may …

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