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Ramp up mass testing with use of optimal batch size

Only a better picture of who’s been infected and who’s immune will enable easing off lockdown and social distancing measures. We suggest the use of batch testing to quickly ramp up testing capacity. Batch testing is a proven method first used in WWII when tests were expensive. We can think of it as if testing light bulbs linked in series: if a single light bulk is broken the whole batch won’t light up. Highlights: Applying the same principle, researchers propose combining multiple...

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Joao Felicio

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Joined this community on May 10, 2020

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