Amazon.com took an initiative in building a lab dedicated for Covid-19 tests recently in an attempt to protect its warehouse workers and delivery drivers who take essential products to customers residing at home.
Amazon recognizes its special efforts may not achieve much during the present pandemic. In any case, it is doling out a group of researchers, programming architects and acquirement masters to fabricate a lab that will let the organization “begin testing little quantities of our cutting edge researchers soon.” Tests are rare, which has kept public health authorities from evaluating the full extent of the pandemic across the U.S
“A team of Amazonians with different skillsets from research scientists and program managers to procurement specialists and software engineers have switched from their normal day jobs onto a determined team to work on this initiative.”
In In the U.S., diagnostic testing for the novel coronavirus has become a dud, making it difficult to monitor how much the infection has spread and what number of individuals it has sickened. Testing will turn out to be considerably progressively significant as states endeavor to lift prohibitive rules that have closed down organizations and kept individuals in their homes.
Establishing a testing lab, which requires government permits, generally takes a long time, however the urgency around the coronavirus has diminished a bit of formalities, said Kara Lynch, a professor of laboratory medicine at the University of California at San Francisco. Unlike UC Berkeley, the company aims to hire a licensed laboratory directory with clinical laboratory experience for having higher successful rate