Testing kits

Covid-19 forum

OECD: types and objectives of different tests

The OECD states that testing for COVID-19 is a crucial part of any plan to lift confinement restrictions and prepare for a possible new wave of viral infections. They are looking into how testing strategies can be used to achieve three main goals: 1) suppressing the resurgence of local outbreaks; 2)...
Covid-19 forum

New ‘saliva test’ to detect coronavirust with lasers

Responding to the European Commission’s Express Calls to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, European photonics scientists are developing a new rapid, non-invasive ‘optical biosensor’ demonstrator that will detect Covid-19 in humans as soon as it is present in the body. The research team is currently...