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Diagnosing a patient with Covid-19 could soon be as easy as getting the person to breathe into a tube – and getting the results in under a minute. The breathalyser-type diagnostic test kit, which is still at a prototype stage, has so far achieved an accuracy rate of more than 90 per cent during a pilot clinical trial involving 180 patients at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, and researchers will continue to fine-tune the algorithm using data collected from the next phases of the trial. Science correspondent Audrey Tan tells us more. Read the story: https://str.sg/J6d7

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