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Covid-19 testing

Study: Rapid home tests are reliable
Published Feb 14, 2024
Findings suggest physicians can feel confident prescribing treatment based on results from patient-reported, self-administered tests
A sensor for faster, more accurate COVID-19 tests
Published March 29, 2022
Hopkins researchers say the sensor combines accuracy levels approaching that of PCR testing with the speed of rapid antigen tests, could be used for mass testing at airports, schools, and hospitals
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Rapid COVID test kits available for employees
Published Jan 31, 2022
The free tests may be picked up at asymptomatic testing sites at Homewood, the School of Nursing, and SAIS starting Tuesday, Feb. 1, with additional locations starting Feb. 7
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Study: COVID-19 rapid tests highly accurate for children and adolescents
Published Jan 26, 2022
Like a previous study of adults, findings show rapid antigen test offers time and cost savings, easier distribution, and fewer testing disparities
Making sense of the messiness of omicron
Published Jan 10, 2022
In this Q+A, experts from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health address some common questions and scenarios with what is known right now
Omicron tests the limits of COVID-19 testing
Published Dec 22, 2021
The U.S. is still on its heels when it comes to COVID-19 testing. Will mailing free at-home tests make a difference? Immunologist Gigi Gronvall explains
Hey Siri, do I have COVID?
Published Oct 4, 2021
New system devised by Whiting School PhD candidate Drew Grant aims to make diagnosing COVID-19 as simple as saying a few words into a smartphone
Increasing access to COVID-19 testing via IVF research
Published Aug 3, 2021
Pandemic pivot: A PhD candidate discovers his research on the environmental health drivers of infertility could be used to help improve testing access for COVID-19