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  • SHIELD program a model for effective pandemic management, data show

    A masked student holds a saliva collection test tube

    The SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell program combined frequent saliva tests with modeling and an app to keep the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus and surrounding community safe when on-campus operations resumed in fall 2020.

    Photo by Fred Zwicky


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Martin Burke, call 217-244-8726; email:  

    The paper “Mitigation of SARS-CoV-2 transmission at a large public university” is available online. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-30833-3