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Thu 19 Mar 2020 10:06 AM

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Video: A Covid-19 test could be made for $1

A UK-based company and a Senegalese research foundation are racing to make a rapid test for Covid-19.

Mologic and the Institut Pasteur de Dakar say they want to roll out a 10-minute test for the virus in Africa. Using technology from home pregnancy and malaria tests kits, they said the new Covid-19 test could be ready by June for less than $1 apiece.

(Source: Bloomberg Markets and Finance YouTube channel)