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The Latest: Britain ramping up coronavirus testing efforts  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Britain is ramping up its coronavirus testing efforts, with tests now being available to people over 65 as well as those who can’t work from home more
Asia Today: Hong Kong increasing coronavirus testing  ABC NEWS · 6 days
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says the territory is ramping up testing, especially for airport workers and caregivers at homes for the elderly and disabled more
NYC building virus testing capacity with more than 150 sites  ABC NEWS · 1 week
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city is ramping up its ability to test for the coronavirus, with testing available at more than 150 sites... more
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Asia Today: Hong Kong testing more airport, care home staff  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam says the territory is ramping up testing, especially for airport workers and caregivers at homes for the elderly and disabled more
ELISA and CLIA antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2 perform best in terms of sensitivity  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Testing for those who have developed antibodies against the coronavirus can help tackle the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Now, a new study has... more
Pentagon focusing on most vital personnel for virus testing  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
With coronavirus tests in limited supply, the Pentagon has devised a phased approach that focuses first on testing an elite slice of the military that includes counterterrorism and strategic nuclear... more
The Latest: CDC will release coronavirus tests priorities  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The CDC will release new priorities for coronavirus testing Monday, including testing asymptomatic individuals in high-risk settings more
US begins crackdown on unvetted virus blood tests  ABC NEWS · 4 days
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SMART researchers receive grant to develop rapid tests for Covid-19  MIT · 6 days
Using engineered binder proteins to detect viral proteins or antibodies rather than RNA, new tests may overcome current challenges in testing for SARS-CoV-2 virus. more
NYC clinics set to start 'self-swab' coronavirus tests  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
New York City-run health clinics will soon take a new tack on coronavirus testing more
FDA releases more stringent rules for COVID-19 antibody tests  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The FDA issued more stringent rules for COVID-19 antibody tests sold in the U.S., after a slew of tests hit the market without adequate proof that they really work. more
Giroir says US could do 40M to 50M tests per month by Sept.  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Trump administration “testing czar” Adm. Brett Giroir tells the Senate that the U.S. could be performing at least 40 million to 50... more
The Latest: France aims for 700,000 tests each week in May  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has outlined a plan to fight the coronavirus by testing everyone who has come in contact with an infected person more
The Latest: UK government accused of virus testing failures  ABC NEWS · 7 days
An influential group of British lawmakers is accusing the government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavirus more
UK lawmakers say testing lapses increased nursing home toll  ABC NEWS · 6 days
An influential group of British lawmakers has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavirus more
Testing lapses increased nursing home toll: UK lawmakers  ABC NEWS · 6 days
An influential group of British lawmakers has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government of failing to conduct enough tests for the new coronavirus more
Coronavirus antigen tests: quick and cheap, but too often wrong?  Science Magazine · 3 days
Tests that detect coronavirus proteins raise hopes of widespread daily screening more
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Those of us who work in the field of nanoscience know all about the uniqueness of the nanoscale. However, now that use cases for nanotechnology are ramping up... more
Mayor: LA 1st major US city offering all residents tests  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The city of Los Angeles will offer free coronavirus testing to all residents regardless of whether they have symptoms more
Virus tests hospitals in pockets of US as some states reopen  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Coronavirus outbreaks are testing the public health networks in pockets of the U.S., while some states prepare to lift lockdown measures, seeing signs of progress more
Trying out LA’s new coronavirus testing regime  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Last week, after Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Los Angeles was offering COVID-19 tests to all city and county residents, I decided to get one myself — and test Garcetti's bold new promise in... more
Portable, reusable coronavirus sensor produces results within a minute  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
"Testing, testing, testing." It's a mantra that health officials have been constantly promoting because screening people for COVID-19 is the best way to contain its spread. In the U.S., however,... more
Deciding who can return to work after COVID-19 outbreak recedes  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new paper describes a strategy that could help decide which workers can safely go back to work once a lockdown is easing off. The study, published on... more
Do you use your work phone outside working hours?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Nowadays many work duties can be dealt with by means of mobile devices at home, a situation which blurs the boundary between work and other daily life. This blurring of... more
Feasibility of blood testing combined with PET-CT to screen for cancer and guide intervention  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Cancer treatments are often more successful when the disease is detected early. We evaluated the feasibility and safety of multi-cancer... more
Current antibody tests are good enough to inform decisions about public health, say experts  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
While it's too soon to use COVID-19 antibody testing to issue "immunity passports", antibody tests that are available today are... more
Washington psychiatric hospital staff say virus tests unsafe  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Workers exposed to the coronavirus at a troubled psychiatric hospital in Washington state tell The Associated Press that a flawed testing process likely produced inaccurate results and exposed them to the virus... more
1,700 Florida coronavirus tests damaged on way to lab  ABC NEWS · 4 days
More than 1,700 Floridians will have to be retested for the coronavirus after their state-administered tests were damaged while being transported to the lab for analysis more
New model gives wineries better data from existing tests  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists present a new model that allows winemakers to get measurements in their wine that previously required difficult, tedious, or expensive testing. more
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