I for one can’t think of a time when the word ‘testing’ was part of common speech to the extent it is today. We must use, hear and read it every day. But we have all come to realise just why it’s such an important foundation to rising out of the pandemic. The fabric of our lives hinges on access to accurate tests, and a quick diagnosis. Without it lives go on pause with isolations or worse.
But finding a model that works, is cost effective and resourced with the right people to not just test samples, but also conduct contact tracing has proved elusive.