Could at-home COVID-19 rapid tests help contain the second wave?

Global News published this video item, entitled “Could at-home COVID-19 rapid tests help contain the second wave?” – below is their description.

As Canada’s second wave of the coronavirus threatens another lockdown, some health professionals are pushing the government to purchase a new type of testing: paper-strip antigen tests. For more info, please go to http://www.globalnews.ca Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews

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