The capacity of Polish laboratories conducting coronavirus tests is 3,500 to 4,000 per 24 hours, head of the Prime Minister’s Office Michał Dworczyk said on Monday, adding that the number is adequate to the present stage of the epidemic in Poland.
In an exclusive, TFN profiles the clinic that could transform the way antibiotic-resistant infections are treated.
With the number of people quarantined and in need of testing for coronavirus, the Polish Academy of Sciences’ Bioorganic Chemistry Institute in Poznań has begun using equipment usually dedicated to research and to repurpose it as additional diagnostic centres.
Professor Katherine Kedzierska and her team at the University of Melbourne, Australia, spent years researching ways our bodies fight viruses. Now they have published research that shows our immune system responds to coronavirus in the same way it does when we try to fight the flu.
The Polish Health Ministry said on Tuesday that the 559 samples tested for coronavirus proved negative in all Poland's laboratories.
BioMaxima S.A. which is based in Lublin has applied to Poland's Office for Registration of Medicinal Products. According to the company, the test kit includes a sample tray in which the test materials are placed, and does not need any specialized equipment.
Despite still being at an early stage, Biotechnology is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Poland. Now, biotech company Bioavlee, is taking its Quantica 500 device to Europe.