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The flashpoints for COVID-19 discussion have circulated a lot over the last few months. At the onset of the pandemic, people were focused on massive spreading events such as concerts and professional sporting events. Afterward, the conversation primarily shifted to businesses like restaurants, gyms, and bars, where social distancing and wearing masks are difficult or impossible to do completely in many circumstances.

Now, as we move into the fall, some of the bigger sources of controversy are college campuses. Some of the major spreading events are originating on college campuses and stories of wild parties where rules are non-existent are an area of concern. …


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Businesses initiated their reopening plans as soon as restrictions started to be lifted. …


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While there are a wide variety of different strategies in mind on how to best combat and curb COVID-19, one major common thread with all of these is increasing testing. However, there are bottlenecks with some of the expanded testing options, like testing resources as well as the availability of medical professionals to process said tests. One option that is gaining steam is the idea of an at-home self-service diagnostic for COVID-19. But what are some of the pros and cons of this concept?

At-Home Testing

First, let’s do a walkthrough of what some experts consider the ideal process for this type of testing. …

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