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WHO to launch 120 million Rapid Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19

On September 29, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that it will launch 120 million rapid diagnostic tests for COVID-19 joining hands with its partners. This will help lower- and middle-income countries to fill in the testing gap with richer countries. Highlights The WHO launched rapid diagnostic tests will be antigen based. The price of ..




Coronavirus Detection

The number of COVID-19 cases has been increasing across the world. Countries are racing to test larger portions of its population. Steps Involved in Testing There are 5 steps involved in testing a sample for the virus: Collection: the sample is collected from the throat and nasal cavity. It is stored in a medium composed ..