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As Covid-19 Testing Moves Center Stage, U.S. and U.K. Approaches Differ

2021-05-04T03:29:23+00:00

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL As Covid-19 Testing Moves Center Stage, U.S. and U.K. Approaches Differ U.K. provides centralized free testing while the U.S. is patchy, less intensive As highly transmissible coronavirus variants sweep across the world, scientists are racing to understand why these new versions of the virus are spreading faster, and what this could [...]

As Covid-19 Testing Moves Center Stage, U.S. and U.K. Approaches Differ2021-05-04T03:29:23+00:00

The Missing Piece — SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening

2020-10-22T02:47:20+00:00

Yasmin Rafiei, B.Sc., and Michelle M. Mello, J.D., Ph.D. On August 17, 2020, the Los Angeles Unified School District launched a program to test more than 700,000 students and staff for SARS-CoV-2. The district is paying a private contractor to provide next-day, early-morning results for as many as 40,000 tests daily. As of October [...]

The Missing Piece — SARS-CoV-2 Testing and School Reopening2020-10-22T02:47:20+00:00

Some Employers May Require Employees Get Tested for COVID-19 Before Coming Back to Work

2020-06-20T21:54:34+00:00

Just a few miles from Disney World near Orlando, Fla., Harris Rosen’s hotel empire is mostly closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One crucial condition for reopening, Rosen says, will be testing any of his company’s 4,000 employees who show potential signs of having the disease. Since March, Rosen Hotels & Resorts, which comprises [...]

Some Employers May Require Employees Get Tested for COVID-19 Before Coming Back to Work2020-06-20T21:54:34+00:00

Trust, testing and tracing: How South Korea succeeded where the US stumbled in coronavirus response

2020-06-20T21:55:01+00:00

Imagine that you're in a midsize city, the lock-down has been lifted and you finally go back to the office and see your colleagues for the first time in months. The next morning, you wake up with a tickle in your throat. You also notice a bit of a headache, and more alarmingly, a [...]

Trust, testing and tracing: How South Korea succeeded where the US stumbled in coronavirus response2020-06-20T21:55:01+00:00

How A COVID-19 Test Can (And Can’t) Protect You At Work

2020-06-20T21:55:45+00:00

Amy Hicks has an easier time than most testing her employees for the novel coronavirus. Hicks owns and operates Rocky Mountain Labs, a clinical laboratory which completes medical tests for a range of businesses and individuals. It’s now one of the increasing numbers of Colorado laboratories that test people for the new coronavirus. That means [...]

How A COVID-19 Test Can (And Can’t) Protect You At Work2020-06-20T21:55:45+00:00

Antibody Test, Seen as Key to Reopening Country, Does Not Yet Deliver

2020-06-20T21:57:44+00:00

A law firm in Scottsdale, Ariz., tested employees who hoped, with the prick of a finger, to learn if they might be immune. In Laredo, Texas, community leaders secured 20,000 of the new tests to gauge how many residents had been infected. In Chicago, a hospital screened firefighters to help determine whether they could safely [...]

Antibody Test, Seen as Key to Reopening Country, Does Not Yet Deliver2020-06-20T21:57:44+00:00

A New Strategy for Bringing People Back to Work During COVID-19

2020-06-20T21:58:32+00:00

Executive Summary A quasi-consensus has emerged among many policymakers and commentators that the U.S. should continue to close schools and non-essential businesses until coronavirus testing and immunity is widespread. But there is a significant possibility that we are many months, if not years, away from meeting these thresholds. Time is of the essence, given the severe [...]

A New Strategy for Bringing People Back to Work During COVID-192020-06-20T21:58:32+00:00