ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Why aren’t rapid antigen COVID-19 tests being used in Australia? | ABC News” – below is their description.
There are calls within the construction industry for the government to consider antigen rapid tests to get workers back on job sites.
Compared with PCR tests, which we currently use in Australia, rapid antigen tests take a fraction of the time to get results, at a fraction of the cost.
But there are concerns about how accurate they are, yielding both a higher rate of both false positives and false negatives.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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