Stories tagged: "covid-19 tests"

An American flag is in a classroom as students work on laptops in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Another Challenge for Parents During COVID-19? Getting Their Kids Tested.

Many facilities won't administer tests for young children, creating more problems for parents and schools trying to reopen.

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Trump Administration to States: Testing Is on You

The plan also says that existing testing capacity is sufficient to contain the outbreak so long as tests are distributed properly, even though leading epidemiologists have argued otherwise.

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The Extreme Measures Governors Are Taking to Prevent Federal Seizure of Coronavirus Tests

“The supply chain has been likened to the Wild West, and once you have purchased supplies, ensuring they get to the state is another Herculean feat."

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‘Woefully Behind’: The Real Reason the Economy Is Still Shut Down

'We've had inadequate testing," the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute said Monday. "We believe we need to be at at least 500,000 tests a day."

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U.S. Needs to Conduct 20 Million Coronavirus Tests a Day Before Reopening, Harvard Researchers Say

The new report comes just a day before health officials confirmed that two people died with the coronavirus weeks before the first reported death, thus underscoring the need for widespread testing.