• We reviewed three at-home covid tests. The results were mixed

    5 days ago - By Technology Review

    Over-the-counter home tests for covid-19 are finally here. MIT Technology Review obtained kits sold by three companies and tried them out.
    After buying tests from CVS and online, I tested myself several times and ended up learning an important lesson: while some people worry that home tests could miss covid cases, the bigger problem may be just the opposite. These tests have “false positive” rates of around 2%, which means that if you keep using them, you'll eventually test positive, even though you don't have covid-19.
    That happened to me. I tested negative several times, but the fourth...
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