A joint project by India and Israel to develop a quick, inexpensive coronavirus detection test
should be ready to distribute “in a matter of days,” according to an October 10 report in the
The project has been nicknamed “Open Skies” because the test is expected to make it quick and
easy for airlines to screen passengers for the virus onsite. It requires someone to blow into a tube, with results available in 30 seconds. The tests are expected to be manufactured in India.
The Post quoted Israel’s ambassador to India, Ron Malka, who told the Indian news agency PTI,
“What I hear from those involved in the process, is that it should not take more than two to three
weeks to finalize one reliable and accurate technology or a combination of more than one from
among the four different technologies being analyzed.”
According to the Post, those technologies were “sound waves, breathalyzers based on terahertz
waves, isothermic identification, and checking polyamine acids.”
Information sourced by Jonathan Richter, DDS, FAGD, of Cariodontal, 310 E. Shore Rd., Ste.
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