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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADxsm) initiative was formed to accelerate the development, validation, and commercialization of innovative point-of-care and home-based tests, as well as improvements to clinical laboratory tests, that can directly detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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RADx Tech Webinar: University of Illinois’ Multimodal Approach - Mitigation of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission at a Large Public University


RADxsm Tech Webinar: University of Illinois’ Multimodal Approach
Mitigation of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission at a Large Public University

Many universities have struggled to stop the spread of COVID-19 amongst their student populations leading to transmission into surrounding communities and cessation of in-person instruction. Here we report a multimodal “SHIELD: Target, Test, and Tell” program that mitigated the spread of COVID-19 at a large public university, prevented community transmission, and allowed in-person classes amidst the pandemic.

December 8, 2020
2:00PM EST

Jay Walsh, Ph.D.

Interim Vice President for Economic Development and Innovation

University of Illinois System

Martin D. Burke, PhD, MD

May and Ving Lee Professor for Chemical Innovation

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Associate Dean of Research

Carle Illinois College of Medicine

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