Monnat discusses COVID-19 testing with Miami Herald, Syracuse.com

Shannon MonnatShannon Monnat, Lerner Chair for Public Health Promotion, says the absence of mass testing during the early stage of the coronavirus pandemic likely led to more spread of the disease. "We have no idea of the true magnitude of this thing because testing has been horrible," she told the Miami Herald. "If people aren’t being tested, you’re risking not only spread, but greater severity of the illness." Monnat also spoke to Syracuse.com about COVID-19 testing.

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04/17/20