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What's the difference between sensitivity and specificity when talking about COVID-19 testing?
The Falkland Islands will soon be rolling out surveillance testing. But why? Laboratory Manager, Kim Finlayson, explains and talks through when we can expect to see antibody testing being carried out in the Islands.
This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on May 29, 2020
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Falkland Islander, Sonia, is a junior doctor working in England.
She speaks about her training and preparations for the COVID-19 pandemic to hit her hospital.
This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on May 8, 2020
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Falkland Islander, Bethan Halliday, is working on the front line in an English hospital.
The NHS nurse talks about how she has been affected by working in a busy teaching hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This programme was broadcast on Falklands Radio on April 20, 2020