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Researcher says airport trial of rapid COVID-19 tests shows promise for other settings such as long-term care homes
Calls have been growing for the use of rapid testing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in B.C.'s care homes. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said rapid tests have their faults and are not a cure-all. But a rapid-testing trial at Vancouver International Airport is showing promising results. Dr. Don Sin is a respirologist at St. Paul’s Hospital and a professor of medicine at UBC. He spoke with Kathryn Marlow.