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Home COVID Tests Are Convenient, Inexpensive, But Results Are Often Hidden


Thousands of people traveling for the holidays this week will first test themselves for COVID-19 without a doctor, lab or medical surveillance.

While these rapid home tests are hailed as a major convenience and a smart way to protect loved ones, they have also raised a significant challenge for public health officials. How can agencies comprehensively track cases and trends when many consumers fail to report test results at home?

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