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A volunteer takes a rapid antigen screening test in Barcelona in December.

Push for wider roll-out of 15-minute coronavirus tests

Several health experts are urging the Victorian government to embrace rapid antigen testing for coronavirus, arguing that the technology is cheap, improving in accuracy, and could help keep borders open and strengthen hotel quarantine.

  • by Simone Fox Koob and Cameron Houston

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A volunteer takes a rapid antigen screening test in Barcelona in December.

Push for wider roll-out of 15-minute coronavirus tests

Several health experts are urging the Victorian government to embrace rapid antigen testing for coronavirus, arguing that the technology is cheap, improving in accuracy, and could help keep borders open and strengthen hotel quarantine.

  • by Simone Fox Koob and Cameron Houston
The Grand Chancellor hotel in Brisbane.

Authorities 'hopeful' virus cluster contained, Victoria eases travel

Victoria has eased conditions for people travelling back from the Greater Brisbane area as Queensland authorities say they are now "hopeful" the hotel cluster has been contained.

  • by Stuart Layt
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