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Melbourne researchers work on rapid test to show COVID immunity – The Age

An accurate test would be crucial for the healthcare sector, allowing doctors and nurses who have been infected and recovered to avoid isolating after contact with ill patients.

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But similar tests have run into controversy. The Age revealed in May that the federal government spent almost $10 million on 500,000 antibody tests that independent research showed were too inaccurate to diagnose COVID-19.
An accurate test would be crucial for the healthcare sector, allowing doctors and nurses with immunity to avoid isolating after coming into contact with people with COVID-19.
Promotional material for the program does not specify how the institutes point-of-care tests work. S…

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