Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New COVID-19 technology to deliver faster, more accurate test results

The latest research from Murdoch University and the Perron Institute is paving the way for the development of a new technological screening platform that will rapidly and accurately detect COVID-19, without compromising quality.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Frequent population screening can contain COVID-19

In the face of the escalating fifth wave outbreak in Hong Kong, the government is planning a universal population screening that will combine antigen tests and PCR tests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clarifying the CDC's COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines

In December 2021, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines for how long people should isolate following a COVID-19 infection. The agency shortened the isolation from 10 days to five, followed ...

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Test-to-stay program safe for facilitating in-person learning

(HealthDay)—A statewide test-to-stay (TTS) program involving daily rapid antigen testing is safe and can maximize in-person learning during the pandemic, according to a study published online Feb. 8 in Pediatrics.

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You've had COVID-19. Do you get a free pass for a while?

Testing has become a vital tool for people navigating semi-normal life as the pandemic drags on. We're learning how and when to test ourselves for the virus that causes COVID-19 to minimize the risk of spreading it when traveling, ...

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