Video: What The U.S. Is Doing About Its Testing Swab Shortage

Posted by on May 25, 2020 5:10 am
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A woman drops a nasal swab in a vial at the announcement that Denver will launch a drive-up COVID-19 test site.

To contain the coronavirus, the U.S. needs to be able test a lot of people. But we’re facing a shortage of a key ingredient: the swab. Here’s why these swabs are so hard to source.

(Image credit: David Zalubowski/AP)

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