Covid, from England: Students use fruit juices to fool quick tests and test positive

The last “stunt” to skip school. The news, in time of Covid, comes from England. Some young students were very resourceful to skip question day or a class test.

It hovers a rapid lateral flow test using some drop of soft drink – such as those based on cola – o di fruit juice.

The characteristics of these drinks, in fact, manage to alter the functioning of the test and push it to show a false positive.

Uncovering the deception and explaining its mechanism was Professor Mark Lorch, Professor of Scientific Communication and Chemistry at the University of Hull, UK, as well as Fanpage reports.

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