News@Northeastern: Can A New Tool For Diabetes Patients Solve The Problem Of Covid-19 Testing?

News@Northeastern: Can A New Tool For Diabetes Patients Solve The Problem Of Covid-19 Testing?. “For nearly a decade, [Professor Ming L.] Wang has been perfecting his glucose testing device, which can perform quick and easy tests from saliva samples. That test kit uses a disposable chip equipped with sensors to detect glucose molecules—no finger pricks, doctors, or pain involved. It was patented in 2018 and is now being tested in preclinical trials, Wang says. Now, Wang is reconfiguring the device’s biosensor to test for SARS-Cov2 molecules in the saliva of people who carry the coronavirus and give an accurate diagnosis within three minutes of testing. ”