Diagnosing covid-19: Barriers to pandemic planning

We don’t know. The symptoms of the disease are nonspecific, and many people are not even aware they carry the virus. In fact, the CDC estimates that 40% of people with coronavirus symptoms show no symptoms, with other researchers suggesting the rate may be even higher.

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COVID-19 Testing: Its Role in Safely Reopening

Open sign in a small business shop after Covid-19 pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic touches and disrupts every aspect of life and livelihood across geographies. Despite progress with public health practices and vaccinations, our personal and professional futures face uncertainty. Inconsistent and ambiguous re-opening procedures hinder a robust return to pre-pandemic routines that can restore productivity and economic health.

Will COVID Testing Be Needed When the Pandemic Ends?

High school students and teenagers go back to school in the classroom at their high school. The male student is taking an exam during the COVID-19 pandemic. He values his education and is excited to be in school.

With the COVID-19 vaccine being distributed and overall infection rates stabilizing, people are beginning to talk about life after the pandemic. Anxious to get back to some kind of normality, even if it means adopting a new normal that includes continued mask wearing and physical distancing, businesses are making plans to open back up.

What is PCR?

PCR’s superpower lies in its super sensitivity, which enables it to sniff out even low levels of a pathogen in minutes. Here’s how it works.

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Personal PCR: Rapid, Reliable, and Prolific

Personal PCR could one day become as common as the common cold. In the future, the device will deliver lab accurate results anywhere and to anyone — forever changing our relationship with diagnostics.

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