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Rapid COVID tests miss 90% of asymptomatic cases

A woman in a lab coat and gloves swabs her own nose.

Rapid tests for COVID-19 excel at detecting infections in people with symptoms but miss many infections in those without symptoms. Credit: Lukas Schulze/Getty

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Nature 619, 439 (2023)



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