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    Johnson - more like 'pie in the sky' than 'moonshot' Archived Message

    Posted by Mary on September 10, 2020, 7:59 am

    Coronavirus: Concerns over Boris Johnson's 'moonshot' testing plans

    Scientists and health professionals have raised doubts about Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "Operation Moonshot" plan for mass coronavirus testing.

    'The PM hopes millions of Covid-19 tests - including some giving results within minutes - could be processed daily.

    But experts say there are issues with laboratory capacity for current tests, while the technology for more rapid tests "does not, as yet, exist".

    The British Medical Journal says leaked memos show the plan could cost 100bn.'

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