The terminology around coronavirus testing can be confusing.
Here’s help sorting it out.
The rise of the omicron variant of the coronavirus has refocused attention on the importance of testing as a tool for bringing the pandemic under control — and keeping it that way.
At the same time, the rapid tests that are widely used to identify infections may be less accurate detecting omicron cases, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Dec. 28.
Source: washington post
Summary automatically generated by NewSUM A.I. from the following sources:
- Making Sense of the Different Types of Tests for Covid-19 (washington post)
- All About Covid Tests and How Omicron Impacts Them (washington post)