QUOTED. 2 April 2020. Chris Whitty.
UK public health officials said recently that COVID-19 self-tests may soon be available to buy through Amazon or pharmacies. Here’s what Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Adviser to the UK government, said about the proposal.
“The key thing for us to do is evaluate if these tests accurate enough to be used by the general public … If they are incredibly accurate, we will work out the quickest way to release them. If they are not accurate, we will not release any of them.” – Chris Whitty, Chief Medical Adviser, UK Government
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