Vaccinologist on if covid home testing kits would work

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 25 Aug 2021, 4:19PM
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Vaccinologist on if covid home testing kits would work

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 25 Aug 2021, 4:19PM

Since the beginning of the Delta outbreak there have been long queues in various areas for covid tests and yesterday a record 50,000 Covid-19 tests were processed.  

Richard Prebble in the New Zealand Herald suggested the alternative of rapid DIY Covid tests being brought into New Zealand to get people self-testing. 

But Vaccinologist Helen Petousis Harris is sceptical of whether this solution would work, saying they will likely have a place in the future but not right now. 

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