Hancock asks industry leaders to help find viable antibody test

Biotech firms will be asked to help produce test showing if people have had coronavirus

The health secretary, Matt Hancock, will ask industry leaders to help the UK find an antibody test that works.

Hancock will issue the plea on a conference call on Wednesday, echoing his call for help on ventilators, after the government conceded that none of the antibody tests it has are good enough for mass usage.

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