How Puerto Rican Scientists Hacked The COVID-19 Response

In Puerto Rico, scientists, students, and educators from different organizations created a consortium to help develop a way to expand the territory's testing capacity for COVID-19 after the government continuously struggled to obtain test kits and was only conducting 150 tests per day. After developing a molecular test and partnering with a swab manufacturer in Italy, their efforts culminated in the distribution of 3,000 tests per day.

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