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Hongkongers need incentives to participate in mass at-home Covid tests: experts

Hong Kong medical experts have said incentives such as the easing of social-distancing curbs should be considered if the government wants to encourage residents to take part in a mass at-home Covid-19 testing exercise. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Thursday that residents might be asked to participate …

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Chinese Covid-19 test kits ‘able to screen 51 million people daily’

China has developed the capacity to produce enough Covid-19 test kits to screen 51 million people daily, providing “strong” logistical support to pandemic control measures, according to the country’s drugs and medical devices regulatory body.The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) said it had approved 68 Covid-19 test products by the …

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Chinese scientists ‘invent Covid-19 test that gives result within 4 minutes’

Chinese scientists say they have developed a new Covid-19 testing device that can return accurate results within four minutes and is as accurate as the widely used PCR tests.Researchers from Fudan University in Shanghai said that, if developed further, their device could be used for testing in airports, clinics, emergency …

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