WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19 – Tests

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19 – Tests” – below is their description.

Science in 5 is WHO’s conversations in science. Watch WHO experts explain science related to COVID-19. What kind of COVID-19 tests are available? What are antigens and antibodies? What about the accuracy of these tests? WHO’s Dr Hanan Balkhy explains COVID-19 tests in Science in 5

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