How to stop a pandemic in three short weeks
August 21, 2020
Editor’s note: The wrong version of this editorial ran in Wednesday’s edition of The Havre Daily News due to an error at the newspaper.
There has been a new proposal for testing to control the COVID-19 pandemic recently offered by Dr. Michael Mina, who is an assistant professor of epidemiology at both Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. This is a game-changing, breakthrough proposal that can stop this pandemic in its tracks. I will summarize Mina’s findings here.
So far, the CDC’s efforts for COVID-19 testing have centered on diagnostic tests...