• I used a COVID-19 rapid test for the first time and it was surprisingly easy

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    I tried Abbott's BinaxNOW rapid antigen test.
    Andrea Michelson
    I tested myself for COVID-19 from the comfort of my bedroom.
    I had never taken a rapid test before, but the instructions were easy to follow.
    Rapid antigen tests are convenient, but they're not as sensitive as PCR tests.
    I made it through 2020 and most of 2021 without taking a rapid COVID-19 test.
    I've been careful about masking up and socializing outside, so I haven't had many COVID scares.
    Andrea Michelson
    I got a couple PCR tests last year when I wanted to be sure I was healthy - after coming home from college to visit my...
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