In Britain, pharmacies offer free packs of seven tests that people can take at home. In Germany, rapid tests are also widely available and mostly free. In this country, the situation is different, largely because the F.D.A. The Biden administration has not been as aggressive in fixing the situation as it could have been, but it has made progress. The combination of their cost and irregular availability means that Americans interested in rapid tests often must make choices about when to use them.
Source: New York Times November 25, 2021 03:59 UTC