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NEW YORK – University of Oxford researchers are developing a molecular diagnostic test for COVID-19 that provides results within 30 minutes and holds potential for future at-home use.  

The test, which recognizes SARS-CoV-2 RNA and RNA fragments, could be ready in a few weeks for global regulatory authorities to assess whether it can be used in clinical practice to detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Zhanfeng Cui, one of the test's developers, said in an interview.

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