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MHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says

<p>Students are set to get lateral flow tests as they return to school next term</p>

MHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says MHRA approval not needed for key part of schools testing plan, government says The government has told schools regulatory approval is not needed for a key part of their testing plan aimed at keeping students in classrooms. Under a new scheme, close contacts of a positive coronavirus …

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Covid-19 Vaccine and Cases Testing: Live Global Updates

Covid-19 Vaccine and Cases Testing: Live Global Updates Covid-19 Vaccine and Cases Testing: Live Global Updates Here’s what you need to know: Vaccinations in Napa County, Calif., on Wednesday.Credit…Max Whittaker for The New York Times Deaths from the coronavirus are skyrocketing in the United States, reaching levels never before seen, largely fueled by relentless surges in California and Arizona. As …

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Rapid coronavirus testing scheme ‘may increase rather than decrease’ cases in schools, experts warn

Concerns have been raised over the use of lateral flow devices (LFDs) in schools

Rapid coronavirus testing scheme ‘may increase rather than decrease’ cases in schools, experts warn Rapid coronavirus testing scheme ‘may increase rather than decrease’ cases in schools, experts warn Experts have cast doubt over a new coronavirus testing scheme for schools, warning it “may increase rather than decrease” cases. Plans were announced last month for a round of mass testing of …

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Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits.

Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits.

Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits. Rapid virus testing will ramp up inthe U.S., as F.D.A. approved three new at-home kits. Amid surging coronavirus cases, the top U.S. testing official on Thursday announced another scale-up in the country’s diagnostic efforts, touting the importance of tests that can run from start to …

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Hundreds of military personnel to support schools with coronavirus testing operations

Gove says full reopening of schools is the plan ‘for the moment’

Hundreds of military personnel to support schools with coronavirus testing operations Hundreds of military personnel to support schools with coronavirus testing operations Members of the armed forces will be deployed to support coronavirus testing operations for thousands of school and college students in England, as schools prepare to roll out Covid-19 tests in the new year.  The Ministry of Defence …

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Funding and guidance published for mass Covid testing in schools – but union warns plan still ‘unrealistic’

<p>Students are set to get lateral flow tests as they return to school next term</p>

Funding and guidance published for mass Covid testing in schools – but union warns plan still ‘unrealistic’ Funding and guidance published for mass Covid testing in schools – but union warns plan still ‘unrealistic’ The government has announced £78m in funding and published guidance for mass testing in schools – although a union has said the plan and timescale is …

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Staff in secondary schools in England to get weekly coronavirus testing from January

Trump says race is ‘far from over yet’ after Thanksgiving Day address to US military

Staff in secondary schools in England to get weekly coronavirus testing from January Staff in secondary schools in England to get weekly coronavirus testing from January Staff in secondary schools and colleges across England will have access to weekly coronavirus testing from January, the government has announced. Meanwhile, both students and staff identified as a close contact of a coronavirus …

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Covid Testing: What You Need to Know

Covid Testing: What You Need to Know

Covid Testing: What You Need to Know Covid Testing: What You Need to Know What type of test should I get? Virus tests are categorized based on what they look for: molecular tests, which look for the virus’s genetic material, and antigen tests that look for viral proteins. The various tests all use a sample collected from the nose, throat …

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Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes

Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes

Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes Rights Group Demands End to Sex Testing of Female Track Athletes The report was based on interviews last year with 13 female athletes from African and Asian countries, as well as input from lawyers, doctors, academics and medical ethicists. Annet Negesa, an intersex middle-distance runner from Uganda, told researchers …

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Moderna to Begin Testing Its Coronavirus Vaccine in Children

Moderna to Begin Testing Its Coronavirus Vaccine in Children

Moderna to Begin Testing Its Coronavirus Vaccine in Children Moderna to Begin Testing Its Coronavirus Vaccine in Children The drugmaker Moderna said on Wednesday that it would soon begin testing its coronavirus vaccine in children ages 12 through 17. The study, listed Wednesday on the website clinicaltrials.gov, is to include 3,000 children, with half receiving two shots of vaccine four …

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