Scientists have created an express coronavirus test

Scientists from Singapore have created an express test for coronavirus, The Straits Times writes with reference to the Science Agency, Technology and Research.

express coronavirus test




Scientists from Singapore have created an express test for coronavirus, The Straits Times writes with reference to the Science Agency, Technology and Research.

It is noted that thanks to the Cepat test, the result can be obtained within five minutes. According to the head of the laboratory at the agency Professor Jackie In, it is expected that the license for mass use of the test will appear within a month. After that, the tests will be sent to all medical institutions in the country.

The new method allows copying DNA areas without temperature effect, the expert explained.

According to the latest data, the number of people infected by a novel coronavirus in the world exceeded 421 thousand people, 18.8 thousand died and more than 107.7 thousand were cured. The outbreak of COVID-19 disease caused by the new type of coronavirus was first recorded in late December 2019 in Wuhan, China.

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