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Pharmacies in Rome prepared to carry out rapid tests


Rome, Nov 19 (EFE) (Camera: Álvaro Padilla).- Pharmacies in the Lazio region and its capital, Rome, are preparing to do rapid antigen tests to detect Covid-19 among the population.FOOTAGE OF PHARMACIES IN ROME.SOUNDBITES OF:DELIA (PHARMACIST):"Next week we will start carrying out tests. Several people have come after they heard the news about we were starting today, but the material has not arrived yet."ROBERTA:"Obviously (when buying it) in the pharmacy, there is a cost, but in case of need, it is very useful to avoid queues. It is a good measure."LEOPOLDO MANUCCI (PHARMACIST):"In our pharmacy, we have been doing serological tests since June, which allow us to know if a person has antibodies. We have done about 150. The result is immediate, in 15 or 20 minutes, and then this data is put on a platform that we have organized in the region to track contacts."

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