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Nigerian study on public acceptance of COVID-19 self-testing

This article, published in BMJ Open in January 2023, details a study on people’s willingness to use COVID-19 self-testing in Nigeria.

Nigeria has been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and poor testing coverage in the country may make controlling the spread more difficult.

This original research is a cross-sectional survey to assess the general public’s acceptability of SARS-CoV-2 self-testing as an approach to help address this challenge.

It concluded that most Nigerians agree with the concept of self-testing and would act to protect public health if they self-tested positive.

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