10/17/2014 05:12 pm ET Updated Oct 17, 2014

U.S. Has Test That Can Detect Ebola Virus In Seconds (But It's Stuck In A Lab)


Researchers at a government lab have developed a minimally invasive test for Ebola that could cut the time it takes to diagnose cases of the lethal virus from days and hours to minutes or even seconds, International Business Times has learned. The Department of Energy, which invented the procedure at its Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, Tennessee, is now scrambling to find a partner to commercialize the technology.

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