Fast, comfortable, ideal for mass screening. “But not very reliable”, experts have been repeating in chorus for days, and not only. Rapid anti-Covid swabs are becoming the sore point of the year-end fight against the pandemic. The pointing finger comes from many places.
Gives Walter Ricciardi, consultant of the Ministry of Health, who explained: “They are the real Achilles heel, because in the best of cases they leave uncovered 30% of false negatives, therefore infected who acquire the green pass and infect on average between 6 and 7 people, resulting in a growth mechanism “.