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What To Know About the COVID-19 Self Tests

Dr Ravindran Thayan, Head, Virology Unit, Institute for Medical Research

05-Aug-21 16:00

What To Know About the COVID-19 Self Tests

You can now test for COVID-19 with a simple saliva test kit at home. And with cases at an all-time high, this will make it easier for people in the community to get tested if they have symptoms or come into contact with someone who had tested positive. We find out from Institute for Medical Research’s Head of Virology unit, Dr Ravindran Thayan, how the test works.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann


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