Covid-19: Senegal Produces $1 Quick Testing Kits, $60 Ventilators For It's CitizensBy cheatmaster 06:20 Mon, 27 Apr 2020 Comments
Senegalese scientists have developed $1 quick diagnostic Covid-19 testing kits and is testing everyone; with or without symptoms. The Covid-19 testing kits work just like a pregnancy test where people drop blood or saliva onto the kit and their Covid-19 test result shows within a short period of time.
With a population of over 16 million people, and only 50 ventilators nationwide, Senegalese engineers have also developed and are 3D printing ventilators for $60 as opposed to the $16,000 ventilators available worldwide.
Inman interview by Aljazeera, Dr Amadou Saal revealed that Senegal is gearing towards producing between 2 to 4 million kits that can be used in other countries as well as domestically.
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