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Coronavirus in Texas

Student athletes get COVID-19 tests three times a week, while experts say testing for other university students is lagging

Public health experts say colleges need to dramatically ramp up testing in order to catch “silent spread” fueled by students who are infected but don’t have symptoms.

A nurse demonstrates to a student how to self-administer a COVID-19 test a at a testing location at the University of Texas at Austin. Sept. 4, 2020.

Testing for “silent spread”

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