People Can Test for COVID-19 at Home – level 1

23-11-2020 07:00

The US company Lucira makes a special test. It is a test for COVID-19.

The test is special. People will be able to buy the test in drugstores in Spring 2021. People must go to the doctor now. The doctor gives the test. But many people wait for the test. They wait for results, too.

Everything will be easier with the new test. People take the test at home. They use a special stick. They put the stick in their nose. A special device will show the result in 30 minutes. The test is very quick and easy.

Many people are sick with COVID-19 in the US. Some companies promise to make a vaccine soon. It is still important to test many people before there is a vaccine.

Difficult words: drugstore (a place where people can buy drugs, cosmetics, and other things), result (an answer such as if you are or are not sick with COVID-19), stick (a long thin piece of wood or another material), device (a small machine that people use for something), vaccine (a medicine that helps people get less sick from a disease).

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