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Widely available and accurate testing will be an important tool for identifying those needing treatment and for controlling the COVID-19 pandemic. Testing is required to answer two important questions: 1) Am I infected? and 2) Do I have immunity? However, as we move forward with opening up society, there is also a third question: Are any of the people with whom I have come into contact infected? Due to the highly contagious nature of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and the unique characteristics of the COVID-19 disease, obtaining accurate answers to these questions with the aid of noninvasive, optical technology will be critical for targeting treatment.
Identifying infectious and immune people is especially challenging because some infected…READ MORE