Short Wave
Short Wave
May 11, 2020
We Need More Coronavirus Testing. Are Antigen Tests The Answer?
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There's a difference between diagnostic, antibody, and antigen tests. All provide different levels of reliability and speed.

NPR health correspondent Rob Stein breaks down the differences and explains why public health officials are especially hopeful about antigen testing.

Find out how your state is doing on overall testing.

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