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  • Study: Rapid bulk-testing for COVID-19 key to reopening universities

    A new paper co-written by business professors Ujjal Kumar Mukherjee and Sridhar Seshadri shows that rapid bulk-testing for COVID-19 along with other standard mitigation measures such as mask-wearing and social distancing were the keys to successfully reopening college campuses during the pandemic.

    A new paper co-written by business professors Ujjal Kumar Mukherjee, left, and Sridhar Seshadri shows that rapid bulk-testing for COVID-19 along with other standard mitigation measures such as mask-wearing and social distancing were the keys to successfully reopening college campuses during the pandemic.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Ujjal Kumar Mukherjee, call 217-265-5565; email ukm@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Evaluation of reopening strategies for educational institutions during COVID‑19 through agent-based simulation” is available online.

    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-84192-y