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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine scientists are producing what they call a fast and inexpensive coronavirus test, which according to the government has captured the interest of other countries. The new test, called “NEOKIT-COVID-19”, allows detection of the virus in less than two hours, developers say. “It is a simple, cheap and readily available technique,” Santiago Werbajh, an epidemiologist at the Pablo Cassara Foundation, an organization that created the Cesar Milstein Institute of Science and Technology, a public-private entity where it was developed, told Reuters. “The costs are low, approximately $8, and the simple thing is because of the time and handling, which can be used on... Full story

21 May