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Need for more and better testing for COVID-19

JAMA

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What The Study Did: This Viewpoint discusses the need for new and better testing for COVID-19 to help prevent community transmission, and it explains the limitations of such testing, including performance in the asymptomatic phase and access in resource-limited communities.

Authors: Yukari C. Manabe, M.D., of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jama.21694)

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