Cities Are Shutting Down Covid-19 Testing Because of Protests

Hampering coronavirus testing could make the pandemic harder to control

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Thousands of people took to the streets this week to protest the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer. In some cities, rioting and looting occurred alongside the protests, leaving windows smashed in and…




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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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