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Rapid testing begins in some B.C. care homes, as critics argue program should be more widespread (PHC)

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VANCOUVER — As a second wave of COVID-19 devastates long-term care facilities in B.C., a new program has been launched to use rapid testing to screen some care home workers.

But critics say the program should be much more widespread.

The pilot project that offers voluntary testing to asymptomatic workers is being used in a handful of long-term care homes in Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health.

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