Coronavirus BRIEFING

Colleges Weigh How Best to Test for COVID

College students who are returning to campus in the fall can expect a lot of new rituals to help keep them safe from COVID-19 -- from wearing masks to regular health checks and alternate day in-person classes.

One other new strategy that experts say will be key to preventing widespread transmission of the disease is testing.

“What happens after classes is a free-for-all,” says infectious disease expert Ravina Kullar, PharmD, an independent consultant and adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. “In the college environment, one needs to assume that almost everyone is potentially positive.”

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