A new tool can be installed on a smartphone to quickly test Zika virus in the blood

As we have seen in the COVID-19 pandemic, rapid, simple, accurate and sensitive detection methods are essential for detecting viral pathogens and controlling the spread of infectious diseases. Unfortunately, laboratory-based methods often require trained personnel and involve complex procedures. In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have joined forces to … Read more