Thursday, May 19, 2022

Covid test

Clear communication needed on Covid tests at airports

It may mean going the extra mile, having to provide such information, but at the end of the day, travellers would depart with a positive impression of their stay in Malaysia.

Chinese scientists say new, highly accurate virus test gives results within minutes

They say their sensor – which uses microelectronics to analyse genetic material from swabs – can reduce the need for time-consuming Covid lab tests.

Former students defend Texas mother who put son in car trunk for Covid test

Sarah Beam was arrested on suspicion of endangering a child and later released the next day on a US$1,500 bail.

South Africa competition watchdog forces Covid test price cuts

Ampath and Lancet Laboratories agreed to cut the test prices US$31 or less, following a complaint to the Competition Commission by regulator the Council for Medical Schemes.

Only Covid-19 saliva tests allowed at schools, says education ministry

It says the use of nasal swab tests is not allowed.

The science behind ‘gold standard’ Covid-19 test

Health ministry expert says measures were put in place long ago to address the issue of false positive results from the RT-PCR test.

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