BBC News – Airport coronavirus tests ‘not silver bullet’ for saving holidays. There was a great deal of coverage over the last two days regarding airport testing to ensure air bridges operate effectively. It is hugely disappointing to have yet another Cabinet Minister dismiss this approach: Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden told the BBC that coronavirusContinue reading “UK Government states that Airport Corona Virus tests are a ‘not silver bullet’ for saving holidays: TravelSafe Systems and the travel industry do not agree”
BBC News – Winter wave of coronavirus ‘could be worse than first’ Rapid testing and safe zones in hospitals and care homes are some of the measures pointed to in order to avoid a large scale death toll this winter. The TravelSafe iWarrant platform combined with the Icgene LAMP system could form a significant partContinue reading “BBC News: Winter wave of coronavirus ‘could be worse than first’: speed, accuracy and scale of testing to create green zones should help avoid this”
“We’re ready to pilot a testing system on arrival for passengers from “red” countries as an alternative to quarantine, but even better would be to test passengers before they get on a plane. This requires a Common International Standard for testing, which the UK government could take a global lead in setting up.” John Holland-Kaye,Continue reading “Heathrow demands more government action to help aviation as quarantine triggers 95% crash in travellers to UK | London Evening Standard”
People who have recovered from Covid-19 may lose their immunity to the disease within months, according to research suggesting the virus could reinfect people year after year, like common colds. Blood tests revealed that while 60% of people marshalled a “potent” antibody response at the height of their battle with the virus, only 17% retainedContinue reading “COVID-19 IMMUNITY MAY ONLY LAST A FEW MONTHS SAYS LONDON HOSPITALS STUDY, INCREASING THE NEED FOR RAPID TESTING”
With tests taking this long it will be a real struggle for the USA to get the virus under control. It defeats the purpose of testing in the first place if result can take over a week to come back. The TravelSafe Systems solution near-term scalability is approximately 2.5M per month. There is engagement toContinue reading “COVID-19 test results in the USA could take a week or more as labs struggle to meet soaring demand: NBC news”
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Green, yellow, amber and red zones. An interesting COVID-19 application by Harvard Global Health Institute showing high risk areas as the USA enter a holiday week.