Few rapid antigen Covid-19 tests meet WHO standards

A new large scale international review of rapid Covid-19 tests finds that few of them meet the World Health Organization’s minimum acceptable performance standards. There are two kinds of rapid tests – molecular tests, including PCR, which are considered to be the gold standard of molecular diagnostics; and rapid antigen tests, which detect proteins of the virus.…

The American School of Warsaw manages pandemic risks for the sake of educational wellbeing of its students

Since the start of the pandemic, schools and universities across the world have been facing a daunting challenge as they re-opened their campuses while protecting the health of students and faculty. While keeping schools open to in-person learning poses epidemic risks, keeping them closed poses educational and social-emotional risks to all students, which can have…