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Wellness Wednesday: New COVID-19 Test Developed By Ohio State, Battelle

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Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Battelle and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have developed a new rapid, sensitive diagnostic test for COVID-19.

Battelle and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center announced Monday they’ve developed a rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19.

Researchers say the new system can process about 200 tests a day, with results in as little as five hours. The goal is to run 1,000 tests a day.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Wednesday the new test will “certainly save lives.”

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: a new weapon in the fight against COVID-19, and more.


  • Lori Guth, Director of the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Program, Wexner Heritage Village
  • Dr. Gabe Meister, lead researcher, Battelle
  • Peter Mohler, PhD, Vice Dean for Research, Ohio State College of Medicine & Director, Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
  • Michael Breus PhD, board-certified Sleep Specialist, bestselling author, contributes to The Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and The Dr Oz Blogs

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