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COVID-19 — Israel
Avacta said in a statement that Porton Down had assessed its nasal swab test, which did not rely on saliva.
“The evaluated test was the anterior nasal swab test that has subsequently generated the excellent initial clinical performance data outlined above. However, in its evaluation Porton Down used artificial samples and did not use clinical samples,” it said.
“We believe an accurate, rapid antigen test, that has been appropriately validated, will help to limit the spread of the