Scientists Develop Covid-19 Test Offering Results in 30 Minutes

In addition to its speed, the test uses basic instruments.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Scientists from the Department of Engineering Sciences at Oxford University and the Oxford Suzhou Advanced Research Centre (OSCAR) in the UK have developed a test for the diagnosis of Covid-19 that takes only half an hour to deliver results.

The British research team, led by professors Zhanfeng Cui and Wei Huang, is working tirelessly to improve the diagnostic resources for the disease, which has already affected some 240,000 people and killed nearly 10,000 worldwide.

In addition to speed, the test uses basic instruments. According to scientists, the viral RNA tests currently used take . . .

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