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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 …

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    Testing stepped up as number of new coronavirus cases surges

    Testing stepped up as number of new coronavirus cases surges

    Testing stepped up as number of new coronavirus cases surges Testing stepped up as number of new coronavirus cases surges People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus cross a road in Seoul, Monday, June 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon) Governments were stepping up …

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      Ultra-rapid testing a game changer for children in intensive care

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      Ultra-rapid testing a game changer for children in intensive care Ultra-rapid testing a game changer for children in intensive care Credit: CC0 Public Domain Ultra-rapid genetic testing can transform the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill children with suspected genetic conditions, according to an Australian Genomics study. The study tested …

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        Germany slaughterhouse outbreak brings police, mass testing

        Germany slaughterhouse outbreak brings police, mass testing

        Germany slaughterhouse outbreak brings police, mass testing Germany slaughterhouse outbreak brings police, mass testing Employees of a grocery store deliver ordered products in plastic bags to residents of apartment buildings that are partly under quarntine due to a new coronavirus outbreak in Verl, Germany, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. After the …

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          Brazil starts testing Oxford coronavirus vaccine

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          Brazil starts testing Oxford coronavirus vaccine Brazil starts testing Oxford coronavirus vaccine Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers in Brazil began administering an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University to volunteers, the Federal University of Sao Paulo said Wednesday. The vaccine, developed together with pharmaceuticals group AstraZeneca, is one of …

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            Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home

            Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home

            Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home Summer vacationers weigh testing, quarantine or staying home In this Wednesday, June 10, 2020, photo, Cod Cove Inn owners Ted and Jill Hugger show a draft of a compliance form that inn owners may be required to have out-of-state guests sign before …

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              Cyprus to start random virus testing at its airports

              Cyprus to start random virus testing at its airports

              Cyprus to start random virus testing at its airports Cyprus to start random virus testing at its airports A visitor wearing a mask to protect against the coronavirus looks at ancient artifacts placed inside a glass-protected display area at Cyprus Archaeological Museum in the capital Nicosia, on Thursday, June 18, …

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                Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through testing

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                Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through testing Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through testing SARS-CoV-2 (shown here in an electron microscopy image). Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH The world is now in the grips of a historic pandemic. The death toll from the novel coronavirus has climbed to …

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