Push to allow at-home COVID tests in Australia

Push to allow at-home COVID tests in Australia

20 July, 2021 Ellume Founder, CEO and Managing Director Dr Sean Parsons spoke with Peta Credlin on Sky News’ Credlin program about how Ellume’s range of COVID-19 tests are being sold in the U.S. to support efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19 within the community.
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An Australian firm producing home COVID-19 tests for the US market has called on the federal government to reconsider its ban

An Australian firm producing home COVID-19 tests for the US market has called on the federal government to reconsider its ban

The founder of an Australian firm which produces at-home COVID-19 testing kits says the federal government appears “unwilling” to consider testing alternatives. Ellume founder Sean Parsons told “Sunrise” the kits, which have been approved for use in the U.S., could be helpful during lockdowns to reduce long queues for traditional testing centres. Therapeutic goods legislation […]
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Rapid COVID-19 Testing Device, Sunrise Interview with Ellume CEO Dr Sean Parsons

Rapid COVID-19 Testing Device, Sunrise Interview with Ellume CEO Dr Sean Parsons

July 19, 2021 Ellume Founder, CEO and Managing Director Dr Sean Parsons was interviewed by Channel 7’s David Koch on the Sunrise program about how Ellume’s COVID-19 Home Test can contribute to Australia’s pandemic recovery plan. “The government seems to be unwilling to explore how these new technologies can be part of the future” Queensland […]
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Channel 10’s new Advancing Australia series features Ellume CEO Dr Sean Parsons

Channel 10’s new Advancing Australia series features Ellume CEO Dr Sean Parsons

12 June 2021 Ellume Founder, CEO and Managing Director Dr Sean Parsons appeared on Channel 10’s new landmark “Advancing Australia” documentary series which uncovers inspirational stories of ordinary people who are doing extraordinary things to make our country a better place. Episode 11 can be viewed on-demand at the 10 play Advancing Australia website.
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More at-home COVID tests coming to the market, and made in Maryland

More at-home COVID tests coming to the market, and made in Maryland

May 10, 2021 An Australian company that recently began selling a rapid at-home COVID-19 test plans to open its first U.S. production plant in Maryland later this year. Ellume plans to announce today that it will make the test kits in Ballenger Creek, just south of Frederick, and eventually employ 1,500 people to make up […]
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What Role Will At-Home COVID-19 Tests Play in an Increasingly Vaccinated World?

What Role Will At-Home COVID-19 Tests Play in an Increasingly Vaccinated World?

The CEO of Ellume, the company behind the first at-home test, says next flu season will be very confusing. One year ago, when the coronavirus pandemic was first tearing through the United States, experts bemoaned the lack of fast, accurate, and portable tests to diagnose COVID-19. Now, finally, rapid at-home tests have started appearing on drug store shelves—these […]
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U.S. strikes $230 million deal for over-the-counter Covid tests

U.S. strikes $230 million deal for over-the-counter Covid tests

The Biden administration announced a $230 million deal to ramp up production of the country’s first over-the-counter, at-home Covid-19 test. “These are over-the-counter, self-performed test kits that can detect Covid with roughly 95 percent accuracy within 15 minutes,” Andy Slavitt, the White House senior adviser for Covid-19 response, told reporters on Monday.
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A fast, at-home coronavirus test will be available to Americans this year

A fast, at-home coronavirus test will be available to Americans this year

The White House announced Monday it is buying 8.5 million rapid coronavirus tests that can be taken at home without a prescription and that yield immediate results. The $231.8 million contract will allow the Australian company Ellume, which manufacturers the tests, to quickly scale up its production and create a manufacturing facility in the United States.Once running, […]
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