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WHO approves Icddr,b trialed corona test kit

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 28 July, 2022 12:00 AM
  • Print news

icddr,b trialed Covid-19 self-test kit has received the first-ever World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Use Listing approval for personal use.

Designed for the general public, and produced by CTK Biotech this rapid test uses nasal swabs to detect SARSCoV2, said the icddr,b statement.

This is a key step in ensuring greater access to fast and reliable testing services and an effective Covid-19 response strategy. All, including children aged 12 and above, may use the kit with adult supervision.