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How are COVID-19 Tests Administered?

You’ve no doubt been hearing all about the importance of COVID-19 testing since March. But less has been written about how these tests are actually administered. There are a few different ways that samples are collected, though some are used more often than others. Nasal and nasopharyngeal swabs have been pretty common throughout the COVID-19…

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The Importance of Widespread COVID-19 Testing

Nearly every public health expert and organization agrees that—in the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine—widespread testing is key to curtailing the pandemic. It’s crucial on the individual level of isolating people who are infected and their close contacts. But it is equally important on a national/global level; extensive testing allows experts to identify virus hotspots…

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