Few rapid antigen Covid-19 tests meet WHO standards

A new large scale international review of rapid Covid-19 tests finds that few of them meet the World Health Organization’s minimum acceptable performance standards. There are two kinds of rapid tests – molecular tests, including PCR, which are considered to be the gold standard of molecular diagnostics; and rapid antigen tests, which detect proteins of the virus.…

Covid y Empresas

Salut instruye a las empresas sobre cómo hacer tests a sus empleados.   Las compañías deben pagarse las pruebas y notificar los casos que den positivo https://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20210109/6175970/salut-instruye-empresas-sobre-como-tests-empleados.html

Aislar rápido y cortar contagios

Título LA CRISIS DEL CORONAVIRUS Cómo los test de antígenos están cambiando la pandemia Estas pruebas se están convirtiendo en un arma clave en la segunda ola y ya se usan como análisis de referencia en hospitales y primaria. Son lo bastante sensibles para detectar personas contagiosas Una persona contagiada de covid-19 pasa por una fase…

ASW Whitepaper — Reopening School

ASW Reopening in August 2020 The American School of Warsaw reopened on 18 August 2020, ready to welcome students and prepared with a three-layer plan, STOP-PROTECT-REACT (Figure 1). We started the year by testing all students and staff. We were pleased to see no positive cases in that initial round of testing, and we started…