Aussie researchers develop rapid COVID-19 blood test

Test finds positive cases in about 20 minutes, says Monash University team

Australian researchers have developed a simple agglutination assay to identify COVID-19 positive cases in just 20 minutes.

Dr Simon Corrie.

In the blood test, created by researchers at Monash University in Melbourne, positive coronavirus cases cause red blood cells to cluster, which is easily identifiable to the naked eye.

The team said they were able to identify