MedMira receives CE mark for its VYRA™ CoV2Flu Antigen Test
Halifax, Nova Scotia, 11 January, 2023 – Today, MedMira Inc. (MedMira) (TSXV: MIR) announces the receipt of the CE mark for its VYRA™ CoV2Flu Antigen Test (VYRA™ CoV2Flu), the fastest combination antigen test available to detect SARS-CoV-2, Flu A and Flu B. The Company received the CE mark and VYRA™ CoV2Flu is now available in Europe and any countries accepting the CE mark.
MedMira’s latest CE marked product is a direct response to the market’s need to have more answers in a shorter time frame. Based on MedMira’s patented Rapid Vertical Flow® (RVF technology®), VYRA™ CoV2Flu is an easy-to-use and highly sensitive combination antigen test to detect SARS-CoV-2, Flu A and Flu B with only one nasal swap sample. The distinctive features of MedMira’s unique RVF Technology® allow VYRA™ CoV2Flu to be fast, non-invasive and user-friendly, making this test more suitable for any settings. Different to other rapid tests or conventional testing methods, VYRATM CoV2Flu can detect simultaneously all three markers in one application and provides an immediate result. This allows for a user-friendly application and mitigates potential errors.
“There are several SARS-CoV-2 antigen tests available and while MedMira’s VYRA™ Covid-19 Antigen Test offers the fastest, high quality alternative on the market, we believe that VYRA™ CoV2Flu is the answer to to meet the current demand. VYRA™ CoV2Flu provides our partners and customers unparalleled quality and reliability. MedMira has conducted extensive internal and external validations to guarantee our partners and customers, fast results they can count on.” said Hermes Chan, CEO of MedMira Inc. “The increasing infection rates for COVID-19 and Flu A/B and the serious harm these viruses are causing, is a major concern for the health care system and any individual. Our aim is simply to offer anyone something that can help people know in the shortest possible time with the assurance that the results are what they truly are. We believe and know that our VYRA™ CoV2Flu provides our partners and customers the answer they need without compromising quality.”
MedMira is a leading developer and manufacturer of Rapid Vertical Flow® diagnostics. The Company’s tests provide hospitals, labs, clinics and individuals with instant disease diagnosis, such as HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis, and SARS-CoV-2, in just three easy steps. The Company’s tests are sold globally under the REVEAL®, REVEALCOVID-19®, Multiplo® and Miriad® brands. Based on its patented Rapid Vertical Flow® Technology, MedMira’s rapid HIV test is the only one in the world to achieve regulatory approvals in Canada, the United States, China and the European Union. MedMira’s corporate offices and manufacturing facilities are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. For more information visit medmira.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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