What is No 10’s ‘moonshot’ Covid testing plan and is it feasible?

Plan to provide rapid tests for 10 million people a day would be hugely costly – and the technology does not yet exist

They call it the “moonshot” – and it is as ambitious as any space adventure.

This is the name given to the government project that aims to ramp up testing to such a scale that it will return the country to some kind of normality. But is it feasible? And what about the cost?

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