BioInsights - Testing in times of COVID-19: legacy & unfinished agenda

Testing in times of COVID-19: legacy & unfinished agenda

Vaccine Insights 2023; 2(9), 309–316


Published: 22 August
Carolina Batista, Yanis Ben Amor, Onder Ergonul, Peter Figueroa, Sarah C. Gilbert, Mayda Gursel, Emma Hannay, Mazen Hassanain, Peter Hotez, Gagandeep Kang, Jerome Kim, Bhavna Lall, Heidi Larson, Sarah-Jane Loveday, Denise Naniche, Timothy Sheahan, Shmuel Shoham, Nathalie Strub-Wourgaft, Samba Sow, Annelies Wilder-Smith, Prashant Yadav, Joe Fitchett, Amadou Sall, Maria Elena Bottazzi

Fast and effective testing is a critical part of pandemic preparedness and response; however, during the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been major disparities in access to diagnostic tests. Here, we outline barriers and progress toward equitable access to diagnostics during the COVID-19 pandemic and highlight important lessons learned for the future.