Washington, AFP. Worldwide efforts to speed up the investigation of coronavirus have intensified. In this effort, American’s Abbott Lab (Healthcare tech maker Abbott) has developed a new portable test. The lab claimed that this new test could detect infection with the corona virus (COVID-19) in just five minutes. According to Abbott Lab, the size of the new testing kit is equivalent to a small toaster. Molecular technology has been used in this.
According to the report of the news agency AFP, this test can give negative results in just 13 minutes. Abbott President Robert Ford said, ‘The Corona epidemic is being fought on many fronts. This new portable molecular test can help combat the virus by identifying the problem in just minutes. Being small in size, this test can be tried outside the hospital as well. The Abbott company also stated that the test has not yet received approval from the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA).