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Hopkins Engineers Develop Rapid COVID Testing Platform

A team of Hopkins engineers is developing a solution to this problem: a biosensing platform that not only can test for viruses—including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19—in as few as 10 minutes, but also does not require expensive, specialized laboratory equipment or expertise. Experts agree that effectively managing the current pandemic—and future infectious disease outbreaks—will require point-of-care testing that can detect virus strains in mere minutes.