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Earlier saliva testing could have prevented lockdown: Yale expert

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 19 Aug 2021

A covid testing expert suggests faster use of saliva testing could have prevented lockdown. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 19 Aug 2021
Twice-weekly saliva testing on border workers could have prevented the current level 4 countrywide lockdown, says a New Zealander working on leading-edge saliva test science at the Yale School of Public Health.“This delta outbreak could already have been prevented,” research scientist Anne Wyllie told BusinessDesk yesterday from New Haven, Connecticut, where Yale – one of the prestigious US ‘Ivy League’ universities – is based.“There’s been a missed opportunity. They potentially could have prevent...

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