Unic Press UK: A Nigerian scientist Dr Chika Onwuamah has developed a “fast and sensitive point-of-care test” for SARS-Cov-2 infection, the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) said.
The breakthrough test kit named SARS-Cov-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay (SIMA) can produce test results within 40 minutes, the minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, said Tuesday during the bi-weekly briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
Update on COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria
187 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
1,111 deaths pic.twitter.com/QikQqhary1
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) September 29, 2020