Scientists working for the U.S. armed forces, has developed a new test for the coronavirus that can identify the carrier before he will be able to infect others. This publication reports The Guardian.
The project coordinators hope that the blood test can detect the presence of the virus within 24 hours after infection and a few days before the carrier is able to circulate it to other people. It is noted that this is approximately four days earlier than allow to identify the available tests.
The study deals with the management of perspective research projects of the Pentagon, which is developing methods for rapid diagnostics of microbial and chemical poisoning. With the start of a pandemic coronavirus research program refocused on the fight against COVID-19.
Experts expect permission to use the test from management on sanitary inspection behind quality of foodstuff and medicines of the USA. The publication writes that this permission should be received within weeks.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the morning of 2 may throughout the world, the coronavirus has infected 3 099 344 peoplehave died from COVID-19 238 775, recovered 1 053 344.