Lessons learnt from the COVID-19 swab crisis could help better prepare for future challenges

By | August 19, 2021
A major crisis that accompanied the rise of the pandemic was the lack of availability of the nasopharyngeal swab-; necessary for testing for COVID-19, which in turn, was necessary to get a grip on the pandemic. An account of how one group addressed that crisis is published this week Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.