STAT: Fast, low-cost testing is essential for averting a second wave of Covid-19

STAT: Fast, low-cost testing is essential for averting a second wave of Covid-19. “While PCR [polymerase chain reaction] testing continues to be important, what the U.S. needs now is to deploy mass screening tests that provide real-time information about the spread of Covid-19, much as we deploy widespread sensors on ocean buoys and space satellites to enable weather forecasting that detects hurricanes days before they hit.”

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