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Could COVID-19 rapid antigen tests aid international border control measures? – News-Medical.Net

A recent study has explored the use of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 at borders to reduce community transmission, and concluded that it would be effective…

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As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic began to spread rapidly across the world in 2020, among the first measures taken by panic-stricken governments was to seal their borders to travelers returning or arriving from outside their country. Even today, restrictions on border crossings remain a big part of COVID-19 management policies in many parts of the world.
A recent study, released on the medRxiv* preprint server, explored the use of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 at borders to…

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