New Covid-19 test get results in minutes

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A new Covid-19 test has been developed that gives results in minutes.

The new tests for Covid-19 will give on-the-spot results in 15 to 30 minutes with the test to be rolled out around the world.

To start with, 120 million tests from two companies will be supplied to low/middle income countries for $5 each or even less.

The testing kits were developed by the WHO, the European Commission, the Gates Foundation and the French government.

The tests displays two blue lines for a positive result and need to be carried out by a health worker. The test has received emergency approval from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Wealthy countries that have signed up to the Access to Covid tools initiative will also be able to order the tests.

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