NJ moves forward with saliva testing for coronavirus
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New Jersey is rolling out saliva testing that if successful could be the catalyst for lifting statewide restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic but also be a broader fix for the entire country.
A pilot version of the test — developed by Rutgers University — was made available at some drive-thru testing centers through the state last week and has been used on first responders in Newark, as the governor tries to ramp up testing for those on the front lines of the virus.
Gov. Phil Murphy said the testing will now be used at five state developmental centers starting next week.
“This is a total of more than 5,500 tests – …continued .
[Source: Fox News]