(Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said http://bit.ly/39So6Wc on Friday it would provide funding to two diagnostic tests that may detect respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus in about an hour.

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will provide about $679,000 to DiaSorin Molecular LLC and about $598,000 to Qiagen NV <QIA.DE>.

(Reporting by Trisha Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel)