Eric Crampton and Leon Grice discuss saliva-based PCR testing for Covid-19

Dr Eric Crampton
Leon Grice
19 February, 2021

New, accurate, and rapid saliva-based PCR testing for Covid-19 has started to be used in New Zealand, after being validated by the University of Illinois in 2020.

The New Zealand Initiative Chief Economist, Dr Eric Crampton, and Rako Science Executive Director, Leon Grice, discuss the benefits of this test and how it makes daily testing possible for those who work at the New Zealand border.

Watch their conversation below.


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