Sen. Lamar Alexander coined what may be a new catchphrase in COVID-19 testing during a Senate hearing on Tuesday—or, at the very least, an inspiration for memes: the saliva lollipop.
While discussing ways to increase testing for the coronavirus and to make it more patient-friendly, Alexander mentioned using a “saliva lollipop” to get test results. “Another proposal, not yet approved, is to put in your mouth a sort of lollipop that is a sponge, take a photograph of the lollipop with your cellphone and transmit it to a laboratory,” he said during the Senate health committee hearing on Tuesday. “If it
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