CORONAVIRUS: New Test Could Be a Game-Changer

TeeRoy's 2 Cents:

  • They need to get this approved pronto!
  • People are still waiting days or even a week for results, and tests are in ridiculously short supply still.
  • The next stimulus bill needs to pour money into medical research.
Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Another glimmer of hope in the fight against the coronavirus -- a new test could process tens of thousands of samples per day.

Developed at Rutgers University, the test adapts existing technology to detect the virus that causes COVID-19. Better yet, it requires only a saliva sample. It just needs approval from the FDA.

New Jersey Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli says, “If approved, this would be a game changer in what we know about Sars-CoV2 and how we go forward controlling the spread of this virus.” (

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