Trial Of 15-Minute Ebola Test To Start in Guinea

RTR4BO0WA portable test that can detect the Ebola virus in blood and saliva samples within 15 minutes will go through a trial run in coming weeks in Guinea, one of the three countries affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, researchers announced Friday.

The 15-minute test is roughly six times faster than currently available technologies. The trial will help researchers establish if the test can be scaled up and used more widely… (read more)