Chris Sale, CEO and co-founder of Nonacus, said: 'It will allow us to extend the technology to include SARS-CoV-2 as part of a comprehensive respiratory viral surveillance product so, if your cough is not due to COVID-19, we will be able to tell you what is causing it.' … [Read more...] about Machine that processes 15,000 swabs per day, a 20-second saliva test and £28-a-go nostril sample analyser: How accurate are the tests being lined up for Boris Johnson’s ‘Operation Moonshot’ plan to check 10million people a DAY?
Medications requiring aims testing
"Given the history of how COVID-19 testing in the UK has developed over the last months, it is likely that a candidate COVID-19 vaccine may be licensed and available by the time this mass testing programme is even ready to start," Dr Strain foresees. Meanwhile, a British pharma flagship, AstraZeneca, temporarily halted its phase three trials of a possible coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday for a safety review. It was earlier reported that the firm's anti-COVID drug would become available in the UK in the beginning of 2021. According to No 10, however, the Johnson government sealed early access to the vaccine candidate. To date, the UK has registered 360,544 confirmed coronavirus cases and 41,697 COVID-related deaths. … [Read more...] about PM Johnson’s ‘Moonshot’ COVID Testing is Waste of Resources & Likely to Fail, UK Health Experts Say
The ICMR issued revised testing strategy after a Delhi High Court hearing over improving testing in the national Capital. As reported by HT on Sunday, the court asked why the people having no symptoms — comprising a large proportion of Covid-19 patients — could not go for a test. The ICMR stated that it was just an advisory body and states were free to make changes as per their needs. … [Read more...] about Haryana allows walk-in Covid-19 tests; Gurugram aims for 3,000 daily tests
It is likely that tests now pick up on a greater proportion of the true number of cases in the community, whereas it only found the most seriously ill during the peak of the crisis. For this reason, the raw numbers of cases cannot be compared like-for-like, because there are now fewer 'hidden' infections. … [Read more...] about Government set to crackdown on young people spreading Covid after Britain reports 30 more deaths from Covid-19 in biggest spike for six weeks and 2,420 more people test positive for the disease
The ministries of National Defence and Public Security and localities need to control and strictly punish those illegally entering Vietnam, while the ministries of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Finance, and Planning and Investment are asked to continue submitting to the PM measures to carry out the second phase of the social welfare assistance package and propose other packages in support of others, especially the unemployed. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia September 12