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Scientists develop test to diagnose Covid-19 within minutes, claim 98% accuracy

Indian Express | 20/01/2022 03:16 PM | Click to read full article

Scientists in Scotland have developed a test that uses X-ray technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect coronavirus disease ( Covid-19 ) within minutes. 

“The state-of-the-art technique utilizes X-ray technology, comparing scans to a database of around 3,000 images, belonging to patients with Covid-19, healthy individuals and people with viral pneumonia,” according to Medical News, an open-access medical and life sciences hub.