Pakistani doctor develops app to instantly conduct Covid-19 test

A Toronto-based Pakistani doctor has introduced an instant Covid-19 diagnostic test using a smartphone. Dr Naqeeb Khalid, who graduated from King Edward Medical University in 1983, says his innovation is based on a digital platform that displays the result instantly on any smartphone and can also communicate or store the results along with time and GPS information.

Clinical trials of the innovation would prove its efficacy for the Covid-19 test and pave the way for necessary approvals before put to use at the mass level. A smartphone application would soon be available to download from the AppStore.

Source: Express Tribune