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In-depth: The COVID-19 testing paradox

There is a growing demand for tests, amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, but they may weaken our response

 
By Vibha Varshney
Last Updated: Thursday 25 June 2020
Delhi Fire Service personnel spray disinfectant near India Gate, Delhi during the nationwide lockdown to curb the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Photo: Vikas Choudhary
Delhi Fire Service personnel spray disinfectant near India Gate, Delhi during the nationwide lockdown to curb the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Photo: Vikas Choudhary Delhi Fire Service personnel spray disinfectant near India Gate, Delhi during the nationwide lockdown to curb the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Photo: Vikas Choudhary

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