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.

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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.

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

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