Testing for the coronavirus and related antibodies is critical, and discussion of the tests is all over the news. Here's an in-depth look at the tests themselves.
The people at SciShow produce videos about everything from domestic cat behavior to the effects of deep space travel on the human body. Recently, like us, they have become very interested in the science behind the coronavirus outbreak and resulting disease, COVID-1
The following video provides an accessible look at the testing process for COVID-19. It shows why it is so time consuming, complicated and expensive. It also explains why new tests and methods come out so often.
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