UK’s rapid saliva test for COVID-19 makes waves

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    A rapid saliva test in the UK, that claims to provide a result on the spot within 10 minutes, is being trialled in Spain.

    Its developers say it is faster than existing alternatives, aiming to rebuild confidence in the global economy with a system of mass-testing.

    Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull has more from Manchester, UK.

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