Anyone who wants to find out whether the last nasty cold was perhaps a severe infection with the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus or just a mere cough ought to have their blood tested by a physician. This blood sample is then analyzed in a laboratory and the results are known within one or two days. What’s more, it is also necessary to dig deep into your wallet, since tests like these are not so cheap in Germany. They can quickly add up to €30 and €50 a pop.
Researchers at the German University of Leipzig have now developed a corona antibody test kit as part of a broad-based research project which anyone can carry out at home.
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