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McAllen clinic issues apology for misleading rapid test advertisement

4 months 1 day 20 hours ago Monday, April 06 2020 Apr 6, 2020 April 06, 2020 10:00 PM April 06, 2020 in News - 5 On Your Side

MCALLEN – Several people are looking for quick answers regarding the coronavirus.

Javier Saenz says he’s been feeling ill for the past few days and also took a test for the virus. Yet, the anxiety of waiting about 10 days for results led him to a McAllen clinic for a second test promising results in just three minutes.

When he arrived at the clinic, Saenz was told at the time they didn’t have the test that was advertised, adding the test didn’t take three minutes, but actually 15 minutes.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS reached out to the doctor of the clinic. He apologized for the confusion and issued a correction online.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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