To contain COVID-19 and re-open the economy, the U.S. should be performing 500,000 tests per day. We are nowhere near that number. Widespread implementation of CRISPR-based testing would address deficits in the current testing landscape. The most common method of testing for COVID-19—reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)—costs $100 per test, takes four-six hours to run, […]

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Original Article Posted at : https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/06/how-crispr-technology-can-solve-our-covid-19-testing-problems.html