Data Shows SHIELD Program a Model for Effective Pandemic Management

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.

A paper published in Nature Communications explores the SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell program and its innovations in modeling, saliva testing, and results reporting that helped mitigate the spread of COVID-19, providing a model for effective pandemic management.

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Liz Ahlberg Touchstone

Jun 19, 2022

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