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Living with covid-19 will need a testing transformationArticle — 11 May 2022
Dealing with lower covid-19 levels will require improved understanding of what diagnostic tests are best used for. It will also need more accurate tests, but as testing demand will fall, delivering that needs incentive-based support.
Chasing a mutating virusArticle — 11 Mar 2022
Viruses continuously and naturally evolve. To track coronavirus variants, we need to think like Darwin.
Are we able to detect all coronavirus variants?Article — 20 May 2021
Variants can affect the sensitivity of tests for SARS-CoV2. To make sure that current tests will still work we need to play hide-and-seek with an evolving virus
Rapid tests for coronavirus and their accuracyArticle — 08 Mar 2021
Even with the advent of vaccines, strategies for rapid and affordable testing for COVID-19 are still paramount. The lack of evidence that the current vaccines can completely stop people from being infected and the emergence of virus variants make widespread testing crucial. But what do we mean as a “rapid” test and how do they compare to “standard” ones?