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COVID-19: Nigerian Scientist Develops Rapid Test Kit

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.

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