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One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

A COVID-19 test that gives results in just over an hour and which requires no labouratory, potentially allowing for swifter testing of much larger numbers of people ...

QF working on test to determine presence of Covid-19: MoPH official

QF working on test to determine presence of Covid-19: MoPH official

Qatar Foundation (QF) is working to develop a test that will help in terms of determining the presence of Covid-19, in addition to developing potential treatment mechanisms.

Cheap antibody test sent for validation in coronavirus fight

Cheap antibody test sent for validation in coronavirus fight

A British company behind a 10-minute coronavirus antibody test, which will cost about a $1, has begun sending prototypes to labouratories for validation, which could be a game-changer in the fight ...

Germany says widespread testing keeping virus deaths low

Germany says widespread testing keeping virus deaths low

Germany is testing up to 500,000 people a week for the new coronavirus, a virologist said Thursday, adding that early detection has been key in keeping the country's death rate relatively low.

HMC gets CRA authorisation to test ambulance traffic warning system

HMC gets CRA authorisation to test ambulance traffic warning system

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has recently granted Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) — Ambulance Service a temporary authorisation to install and use a new ambulance Emergency Warning System ...

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in a likely protest by leader Kim Jong Un at the United States after he and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement ...

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka defy the odds to claim historic test series win

Sri Lanka's historic 2-0 test series victory over South Africa had seemed somewhat fanciful when they arrived in some disarray and on a long losing streak, but leave as the first Asian side to win a series in the country.

Major Indian parties face test in key state poll

Major Indian parties face test in key state poll

Millions of voters cast their ballots Saturday in elections in India's Karnataka state, seen as a high-stakes testing ground for the country's main political parties ahead of general polls in 2019.

Mars 2020 spacecraft heat shield damaged in test, launch date not affected: NASA

Mars 2020 spacecraft heat shield damaged in test, launch date not affected: NASA

A heat shield used in a NASA spacecraft designed to send a six-wheeled rover vehicle to Mars in 2020 suffered an ‘unexpected’ fracture during a structural test this month, causing the space agency to build a replacement ...

Oxford team to test universal flu vaccine in world first

Oxford team to test universal flu vaccine in world first

A seasonal flu vaccine that would be the first in the world to fight all types of the virus is to be tested in a two-year clinical trial involving more than 2,000 patients by researchers in Oxford.

Sri Lanka rediscover fighting spirit after follow-on

Sri Lanka rediscover fighting spirit after follow-on

The ignominy of the follow-on revived Sri Lanka's stomach for a fight on Saturday and the beleaguered hosts reached 209 for two in their second knock after a meek first-innings surrender in the second test against India.

N Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

N Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

North Korea launched a volley of surface-to-ship cruise missiles off its east coast Thursday, Seoul's defence ministry said, the latest in an accelerating series of tests defying global pressure to rein in its weapons program.