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

12 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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