Hubbard man awarded patent for new COVID-19 testing technology

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Barnhizer said they devised a test for viruses like COVID-19 that provide results in less than an hour

COVID-19 testing technology patent Bret Barnhizer

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HUBBARD, Ohio (WKBN) – A local researcher just got a patent for a test that he says quickly detects the coronavirus.

Back in May, First News introduced you to Bret Barnhizer, the CEO of a Hubbard firm called Nanologix.

Barnhizer said they devised a test for viruses like COVID-19 that provide results in less than an hour.

On Tuesday, Barnhizer says his technology was awarded a patent.

He’s now working with potential partners to manufacture the test on a massive scale.

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