Danny Yeung Sheng-wu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Prenetics Group, demonstrating how a specimen capsule with a nasal swab is placed into a Circle HealthPod for a Covid-19 test, on August 6, 2021. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Danny Yeung Sheng-wu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Prenetics Group, demonstrating how a specimen capsule with a nasal swab is placed into a Circle HealthPod for a Covid-19 test, on August 6, 2021. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Danny Yeung Sheng-wu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Prenetics Group, demonstrating how a specimen capsule with a nasal swab is placed into a Circle HealthPod for a Covid-19 test, on August 6, 2021. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Hong Kong’s Prenetics aims to make Covid-19 testing quick and easy at home through Circle HealthPod’s reusable system

  • Circle HealthPod can be used to detect infectious diseases, starting with Covid-19
  • The technology has been developed at Oxford University and has a sensitivity of 96 per cent and specificity of 99.9 per cent when it comes to Covid-19 detection

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Danny Yeung Sheng-wu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Prenetics Group, demonstrating how a specimen capsule with a nasal swab is placed into a Circle HealthPod for a Covid-19 test, on August 6, 2021. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Danny Yeung Sheng-wu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Prenetics Group, demonstrating how a specimen capsule with a nasal swab is placed into a Circle HealthPod for a Covid-19 test, on August 6, 2021. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Danny Yeung Sheng-wu, chief executive officer and co-founder of Prenetics Group, demonstrating how a specimen capsule with a nasal swab is placed into a Circle HealthPod for a Covid-19 test, on August 6, 2021. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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