Rapid Tests: The Key to Ending the Pandemic?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

This week the province announced it will offer rapid COVID-19 tests to some schools and child-care settings in higher risk areas for unvaccinated and asymptomatic students. Why now? How accurate are these tests? And do they have a bigger role to play in this pandemic? The Agenda examines at-home testing and why they may be the key to ending this pandemic. With Isaac Bogoch, infectious disease specialist; and Lisa Barrett, clinician scientist and infectious disease physician at Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority.
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