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Coronavirus test: Who is eligible for one and what happens when you get it?

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

On 3 August the government announced two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes
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UK coronavirus live: 90-minute tests to speed up Covid-19 and flu diagnosis

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Tests to be introduced across NHS hospitals and care homes though some experts question decision Coronavirus 90-minute tests to be provided Global coronavirus live: latest updates 8.53am BST
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Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

Coronavirus 1) Testing machines can give result in 90 minutes
“Two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain this autumn, ministers have said. In a significant boost to the effort to control the virus as winter approaches, the government has approved the nationwide use of testing devices that are faster and more accurate than those presently being used. For the first time, the tests are able to identify coronavirus as well as winter infections such as flu and other respiratory viruses, potentially reducing the number of...
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How to get one of the NEW 'ground-breaking' 90-minute coronavirus tests: Are you eligible?

How to get one of the NEW 'ground-breaking' 90-minute coronavirus tests: Are you eligible?

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and loss of smell and taste. The UK government has confirmed the rollout of millions of new coronavirus tests that could reveal a COVID-19 positive result in just 90 minutes. How could you get hold of one of the "ground-breaking" tests, and are you eligible?
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Coronavirus news - live: Millions of 90-minute Covid tests to be rolled out to hospitals as major incident declared in Manchester

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

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New 90-Minute Coronavirus Tests For Care Homes And Hospitals

New 90-Minute Coronavirus Tests For Care Homes And Hospitals

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. New tests which can detect coronavirus and flu will be made available in hospitals, care homes and laboratories from next week. The swab and DNA tests promise to deliver results in 90 minutes and will help clinicians and NHS Test and Trace to differentiate between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said. About half a million of the new rapid swab tests will be available from next week, with millions more to be rolled out later in the year. Thousands of DNA...
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Two new coronavirus tests deliver results in just 90 minutes

Two new coronavirus tests deliver results in just 90 minutes

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The swab and DNA tests will differentiate between Covid-19 and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said
Two new tests which can detect coronavirus and flu - and promise results in 90 minutes - are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories.
The swab and DNA tests will help deal with the virus in winter, enabling clinicians and NHS Test and Trace to differentiate between Covid-19, which requires sufferers to undergo specific self-isolation, and other seasonal illnesses, the Department of Health said.
Almost half a million new LamPORE swab tests will be...
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UK coronavirus LIVE: 90-minute Covid and flu test to be rolled out as Eat Out to Help Out scheme begins

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Two new "game-changing" tests that can detect both coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out in a bid to prevent a second wave of Covid-19.
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