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Scientists in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and the US have developed a $1 test for Ebola and Lassa virus

Submitted by sbnormand on September 22, 2020 - 10:10 AM

Many countries on the African continent continue to struggle with disease outbreaks such as Ebola and Lassa virus in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and the US have developed an inexpensive, efficient point of care test for Ebola and Lassa to help manage the detection of outbreaks with limited resources. 

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Quartz Africa

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Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu

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