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Coronavirus: NHS staff will be first to get new antibody test, medical chief promises

Independent Thursday, 14 May 2020 ()
'I anticipate that it will be rapidly rolled out in the days and weeks to come'
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Deputy chief medical officer for England Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said a newly approved antibody test will be "rapidly rolled out in the days and weeks to come as soon as it is practical to do so". The Transport Secretary set out plans for nearly £2 billion of funding for transport.

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