The health minister of the British government has revealed that millions of 90-minute coronavirus tests that can detect the Coronavirus will be conducted in laboratories, care homes, and British hospitals to boost capacity in months to come.
Making use of 450,000 swab and DNA tests, a total of 5.8 million 90-minute coronavirus tests will be conducted. Matt Hancock revealed that none of these requires the services of a health professional
The fact these tests can detect flu, as well as COVID-19, will be hugely beneficial as we head into winter, so patients can follow the right advice to protect themselves and others.Matt Hancock
The National Health Service, which is funded by the public, also revealed that on its own, it will provide “COVID-friendly” treatments to patients suffering from cancer, which includes drugs that have less effect on the immune system.
The healthcare system of Britain experienced serious strain during the peak of the Coronavirus outbreak in the country that claimed the lives of over 46,000 people; which is ranked the 4th highest in the world.
Article Source: Reuters