This University Monitors COVID-19 Through Saliva Testing

Clip: Season 48 | 6m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

One out of 50 COVID-19 tests in the U.S. are processed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Here's how its researchers are tracking the spread of the coronavirus on campus, and how the University became a model of testing for other flagship universities.

Aired: 01/15/21

Rating: NR

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