"Thousands of 15-minute home tests for coronavirus will be delivered by Amazon to people self-isolating with symptoms or will go on sale on the high street within days." This could be a game changer. A huge well done to Public Health England.
This could be huge. Within days, the UK is readying roll out millions of tests that can tell whether you have had the virus (by checking for antibodies). Will be delivered by Amazon or available for "minimal" cost from pharmacies.
I’ve been searching for good news, and this looks like good news. A test kit which will determine whether you’ve had the virus may be readily available as early as next week in the U.K.
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
Hugely important announcement, first sign we just might be getting on top of this. UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
Serology (IgM) test available next week potentially, shipped to self-isolating people by Amazon (also purchasable). Could be v significant step, hope it works
TESTING: UK government has bought 3.5 million #coronavirus self tests, first batches will be available in the coming days. h/t ⬇️
I've long supported M4A, but my nagging doubt was always that maybe for-profit US system & high spending enabled technological breakthroughs. But we seem way behind other countries on Covid technology. Sincerely curious: what is best counter-evidence?
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days' Fingers crossed for this one. If it works, it's a major game changer.
In a matter of days the UK will be rolling out millions of tests, to be delivered by Amazon, that can tell whether someone has had the virus by checking for antibodies. Those with antibodies could likely resume regular activities. #COVID19 #Coronavirus
Wow! That was fast. 👍🏽
This is important Data quality, interpretation, validation will be important at start Then do we get gov't-issued COVID-19-OK cards? Lots of issues but this is where we are all going soon UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days' says PHE This could be a potential game changer. Story by
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
This is a significant move to close the gap between UK policy and WHO recommendations> UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
NHS workers or anyone else will be able to know if they have had the virus and are therefore immune, which means they could resume their normal lives, no longer having to work from home or keep their distance from other people.
“Thousands of 15-minute home tests for coronavirus will be delivered by Amazon to people self-isolating with symptoms or will go on sale…within days” in the UK.
Good news at last. UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
"go on sale"?? "GO ON SALE"????
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days' via on
This is a smart move
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
Wow, warp speed: #UK to send #serological tests via $AMZN #Amazon to self isolating people (also purchasable). Brilliant move to get data "The test detects the presence of IGM [&] IGG, which is increased in the body’s response" #coronavirus #COVIDー19
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
Now this is some really good news: large scale #COVIDー19 home testing available in a matter of days
UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions Test to be validated this week, then made available to healthcare workers and general public
Thanks science. If this is legit and accurate, this is amazing.
I hope this serology rolls out soon and works well.
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days' Finally!!... (it takes a woman, doesn’t it?) #SharonPeacock #Leadership
This is what we need here ⁦⁩ !
Huge if true! UK #coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days' #COVIDー19
Can't help feeling that it was yet another significant communications blunder to brief this out when the tests are still being validated. Why raise expectations before we have a safe and effective test? #covid19
Look, I know is loathsome. But this is fantastic. Testing testing testing. I’m impressed. Reluctantly
UK to make home antibody testing available to millions soon? So says No data (at all) on specificity and sensitivity in the article. Apparently they are still testing it for "accuracy."
Thousands of rapid tests for coronavirus could be sold and delivered throughout the UK within days, thanks to huge government purchases. “Once they have been tested this week and the bulk of tests arrive, they will be distributed into the community.”
Test, test, blood test
There are a number of seroprevalence studies underway for #COVID19, including from () and (). 4/9
Mass home testing will be a total game changer in the fight against #coronavirus - incredible the speed with which this is being developed! Modern science FTW
Test, test, test.
In the UK self-tests are supposed to be available soon, but I don't know how it'll work. Can't say re the US.
Where are we with this then? Anyone know?
At ⁦⁩ daily press conference Wednesday, UK govt medical and scientific advisers said they needed to be sure home tests worked before they could be made available Different from what happens at ⁦⁩ daily #CoronaRally
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
UK coronavirus mass home testing to be made available 'within days'
have you seen UK might have widespread home testing?
That was from the Guardian's liveblog. They also have a piece on it.
Thanks. Hadn't yet seen this. I don't understand why there isn't greater transparency. The UK is saying they will have 3.5 million antibody tests (arguably more useful than #COVID19 tests) within days. I wonder if this will come up in debate today
UK ordered 3.5MM at home serological tests for COVID-19 testing: via USA continues to lag in almost every way
Was there ever any kind of followup on this, now a week old? It seems like none of this materialised
UK coronavirus home testing to be made available to millions
How soon can we access this in the US?