Why is rapid turnaround on testing important? | Ask CIDD

Why is rapid turnaround on testing important? | Ask CIDD

Testing large numbers of people is vital to limiting the spread of COVID-19, but efficient processing of those tests also has a major impact on our ability to contain the disease. Nita Bharti, assistant professor of biology at Penn State and a researcher at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, breaks down some of ways in which timely handling of tests can maximize the ability of relevant authorities to act while minimizing disruption.