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United Kingdom: Trials Underway for 20-Minute Coronavirus Test

In order to expedite the COVID-19 testing, the United Kingdom is planning to introduce new ways, one of which will give results in less than 20 minutes. Notably, the government has decided to expand trials of two new tests: no-swab saliva test and 20-minute test. Besides, the trials are being run on the benefits of repeat testing of asymptomatic patients. Critics have, reportedly, raised concern that existing systems are insufficient.

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 08:01 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

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