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This new technology uses your smartphone to test for COVID-19

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Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a COVID-19 antibody test that makes use of a smartphone camera. Image: Unsplash/Omar Prestwich

Qin Dai
Writer, University of Toronto
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A device developed at U of T's Institute of Biomedical Engineering makes use of an ordinary smartphone camera to rapidly detect COVID-19.
A device developed at U of T's Institute of Biomedical Engineering makes use of an ordinary smartphone camera to rapidly detect COVID-19. Image: Image courtesy of Matthew Osborne and Hongmin Chen
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