RAT accuracy to detect variants largely untested, TGA admits

A virologist says it is 'disgusting' that people are forced to rely on tests that may give false results

Just three COVID-19 rapid self-tests have received the public tick of approval so far in a TGA-commissioned independent analysis of their accuracy.

Associate Professor Ian Mackay.

The planned checks are being hampered by complex logistics and, in some cases, lack of co-operation from manufacturers, the TGA says.

With more than 45 tests