A new test for Covid-19, which aims to provide results within just five minutes, will be tested in a clinical trial in Johannesburg at the end of June.

If it works (and medicine trials often fail), it could be a game changer, as it would allow for an infected person’s contacts to be traced quickly before they become sick and infect others...

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