Africa will take new tests to remote areas using existing infrastructure
CDC says continent must invest in local production of diagnostics, drugs, vaccines and PPE to fight Covid-19
Coronavirus testing is set to change in Africa in the coming weeks, said director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (https://africacdc.org/covid-19/) Dr John Nkengasong on Thursday.
He was referring to antigen-based tests in the pipeline for the continent, which will have a positive impact.
The tests show if a person is actively infected by detecting the proteins the virus produces and produce rapid results...