UK Consortium Given Go-Ahead For Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test In Europe
UK-Rapid Test Consortium claims the CE marked, professional-use test is 99.4% accurate and plans to produce 500,000 tests a month from October and one million a month starting in 2021.
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