U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said a viable antibody test is expected to get approval in the coming days, as the country is the worst-hit one globally from the pandemic.

Pence, who heads the White House’s coronavirus task force, said on Tuesday the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is “very close” to approving the test that will help determine an individual’s immunity to the novel coronavirus.

His remarks came during an interview at The Ingraham Angle program of Fox News.

“We expect the FDA to approve a new antibody test in a matter of days,” he said.

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