Chinese scientists develop swift, highly accurate virus test


A woman gets tested for Covid-19 in Shanghai, China, on January 28, 2022. Chinese scientists from Fudan University say they have developed a new coronavirus test that is as accurate as a PCR lab test but gives results within four minutes. – EPA pic, February 8, 2022.

CHINESE scientists said they have developed a new coronavirus test that is as accurate as a PCR lab test but gives results within four minutes.

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests are widely considered the most accurate and sensitive for the virus that causes Covid-19, but they usually take several hours.


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