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First UK manufactured rapid tests deployed across England

24/09/2021

The first UK-manufactured lateral flow devices or LFDs are being rolled out to universities across England.

The first UK-manufactured rapid tests – otherwise known as lateral flow devices or LFDs – are being rolled out to universities across England. As the government continues to back companies and technologies working to help break chains of COVID-19 transmission, these new tests will bolster efforts to detect asymptomatic cases of COVID-19, and created more than 370 jobs in the Midlands.

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