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Pooling COVID-19 tests to detect future outbreaks – News-Medical.Net

How could pooling SARS-CoV-2 tests help to detect future viral outbreaks? News-Medical spoke to Dr. Jean-François Rupprecht to find out more.

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How could pooling SARS-CoV-2 tests help to detect future viral outbreaks? News-Medical spoke to Dr. Jean-François Rupprecht to find out more.
What provoked your latest research into the COVID-19 pandemic?
I am a researcher from the CNRS, a French public institution. In March 2021, my fellow co-authors and I joined MODCOV19, a national modeling task force on COVID-19.
After discussing with biology experts about the promising results on the testing method called pooling (see below for a definition)…

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