Home COVID-19 Test Being Approved — Results In 15 Minutes On Your Phone
Under the Biden Administration, the COVID-19 response team shared news regarding a new test for the virus. This new, less-invasive test won’t require waiting in line at a testing center, or waiting for a phone call with results days later.
In the CSPAN clip below via The Recount, Andy Slavitt, a senior White House advisor for the COVID-19 response team, is speaking about the new test. Those who have previously had to wait in long lines for testing will surely be relieved at what’s being promised here.
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He describes “over-the-counter, self-performed test kits that can detect COVID with roughly 95% accuracy, within 15 minutes.”
In the full briefing, another relevant tidbit of information is dropped, via an NPR