Curative’s Fred Turner: “A million tests a week”
The Sunday Times’ tech correspondent Danny Fortson brings on Fred Turner, founder of Curative, to talk about creating a new coronavirus test (3:55 ), hiring 200 people in 7 weeks (5:35 ), what’s different about Curative’s test (7:10 ), how he got involved (10:40 ), who is backing him (13:25 ), starting with cows (16:00 ), then moving to STD’s (19:10 ), sepsis testing (25:20 ), coming from a tinkering family (26:), getting rejected by the NHS (29:00 ), the bottlenecks (33:10 ), moving to California as a teenager (35:20 ), raising money in a pandemic (37:30 ), singing up the US Air Force (41:00 ), and how he tests his employees (41:25 ).
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