The value of diagnostics in managing COVID-19

Widespread, reliable testing can help the world chart a course back to normal life

In every country affected by the pandemic, experts have come to recognise one indisputable fact: accurate and broad testing is critical to containing and controlling this global health threat.

High-quality testing is an essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

Why do we need a broad variety and widespread availability of tests related to SARS-CoV-2?

There is a growing variety and availability of tests related to SARS-CoV-2. Choosing the appropriate test depends on three factors. 

In some countries, including Canada, there are tests that people can do themselves at home. Watch the video to learn more about the self-tests.


3 factors to help decide on the appropriate SARS-CoV-2 test

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