Wall Street Journal
| by Stephanie Armour and Melissa Korn

The Wall Street Journal included Colby in its July 15 article titled “Universities’ Plan to Test Students for Covid-19 to Increase Demand on Testing Capacity,” which discusses the possible strain on the supply of COVID-19 test kits as colleges prepare to open and offer extensive testing to their students and employees. “Colby College, in Waterville, Maine, detailed on June 30 a plan to conduct about 85,000 tests over its fall semester—nearly as many as its home state has done since the pandemic hit. The school’s testing program will be administered by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a biomedical research center, and would require students to be tested before arrival on campus and again three times in the opening weeks of the semester,” the article states.

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