India, Israel to make rapid Covid test kit

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Hence, it is decided that India and Israel will work together for developing rapid testing kit than can give COVID-19 results in less than 30 seconds.

Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Ministry of Health will lead an unprecedented anti-COVID-19 cooperation operation between India and Israel in near future.

A special planned flight from Tel Aviv to New Delhi is set to carry a high ranking Israeli defence ministry research and development team which has been working with India's chief scientist K VijayRaghavan and Defence Research and Development Organisation to develop rapid testing for COVID-19 in under 30 seconds, it said. In a statement issued by the embassy, it said that finally the delivery of mechanical ventilators from the plane will be done, which the Israeli government has given to India.

Representative Ron Malka stated, "I am glad to lead this Israeli designation to India".

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The Israeli embassy also acknowledged India's assistance and special authorization to it, during the initial phase of Coronavirus outbreak. "The cooperation between Israel and India will enable the delegation to collect tens of thousands of samples within only 10 days, and to bring them to Israel for decoding in computer systems based on artificial intelligence", according to the press release.

All tests will be validated using PCR tests. The test analyzes the recording of a human voice and aims to identify changes in the patient's voice and/or deterioration in the condition of his/her respiratory system. Both can work with saliva sample.

A second, cheap biochemical test that can be used at home and gives a result in 30 minutes.

"What they all have in common is the ability to detect the presence of the virus in the body quickly - usually within minutes", it said. In addition to the DDR&D team, the delegation also includes engineers and other professionals from the companies involved in the development of the various diagnostic technologies. The meeting, scheduled for Friday, will feature a detailed discussion between a team of experts from the Centre as well as senior health ministry officials and officers from Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha, West Bengal, Assam, Karnataka, and Uttar Pradesh.

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