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Study: Understanding the barriers to pooled SARS-CoV-2 testing in the United States. Image Credit: Cryptographer / Shutterstock

Could pooled testing really improve COVID-19 transmission management and decrease costs?

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to severely affect public health and the global economy, developing faster ways to detect positive cases is crucial. The current surge of COVID-19 cases in many countries, particularly in the United States and India, may necessitate better testing …

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Pooled testing among recommendations to fix test, trace and isolate system

Pooled testing among recommendations to fix test, trace and isolate system Pooled testing among recommendations to fix test, trace and isolate system Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain In a series of recommendations to fix the struggling COVID-19 test, trace and isolate system in England, health researchers from University College London and the London School of Hygiene …

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How pooled testing can increase access to essential laboratory tests in Africa

How pooled testing can increase access to essential laboratory tests in Africa How pooled testing can increase access to essential laboratory tests in Africa Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The COVID-19 pandemic tends to conceal other important health issues. One of these is the global target for reducing HIV infections and increasing access to treatment. Progress …

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U.S. coronavirus case counts continue to break records, pooled testing approved

U.S. coronavirus case counts continue to break records, pooled testing approved

U.S. coronavirus case counts continue to break records, pooled testing approved U.S. coronavirus case counts continue to break records, pooled testing approved by Robin Foster and E.j. Mundell, Healthday Reporters (HealthDay)—As yet another record for the seven-day average of new coronavirus cases in the United States was broken on Sunday, federal health officials prepared to …

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'Pooled testing' for COVID-19 holds promise, pitfalls

‘Pooled testing’ for COVID-19 holds promise, pitfalls

‘Pooled testing’ for COVID-19 holds promise, pitfalls ‘Pooled testing’ for COVID-19 holds promise, pitfalls In this Friday, May 15, 2020 file photo, people line up for coronavirus testing at a large factory in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province. In June 2020, China reported using batch testing as part of a recent campaign to test …

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