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More Variants Are Coming, and the U.S. Isn’t Ready to Track Them
[PRL] sends its sequencing data to New York City’s health department, then epidemiologists use it to study questions such as whether a case is a reinfection or whether it happened in a vaccinated person. In this manner, they assess how dangerous a mutation is—how fast it might spread, how severe it might be, how effective vaccines are against it...
Pandemic Response Lab (PRL) Launches Four National COVID-19 Testing Hubs To Get Children Back To School Safely And Affordably
PRL Announces School "Pool Testing" for as Low as $1 Per Child - Lowest Cost in Nation - to Ensure Availability & Accessibility for Students . 4 Hubs: New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Seattle.
The New Yorker
What the Coronavirus Variants Mean for the End of the Pandemic
Since September, PRL has focussed on diagnostic testing; now it is turning its attention to sequencing, as well.
CBS This Morning
New York City high schools reopen after some have been closed for more than a year
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio tells CBS how the Pandemic Response Lab is helping get kids back to school
New York City Opens Own Coronavirus Testing Lab To Increase Efficiency
New York City opened its own coronavirus testing lab to process 40,000 to 60,000 samples a day
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Hunt for Covid-19 Variants Looks to Ramp Up in New York Labs
PRL, contracted by New York City, begins sequencing 2,000 Covid-19 specimens a week
NBC 4 NEW YORK
Inside NYC's COVID Lab
An inside look at a lab responsible for 24hr turnaround of COVID test results
THE NEW YORK TIMES
N.Y.C. Is Opening Its Own Virus Testing Lab to Address Shortages
A new lab helps the city process test results within 24-48 hours
PRESS RELEASE: PANDEMIC RESPONSE LAB (PRL) & CIC HEALTH PARTNER TO PROVIDE COVID-19 TESTING FOR NATION’S SCHOOLS
Pandemic Response Lab (PRL) and CIC Health are partnering to provide COVID-19 pooled testing for schools across the U.S.
PRESS RELEASE: PANDEMIC RESPONSE LAB (PRL) ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH GINKGO BIOWORKS TO PROVIDE COVID-19 “POOL TESTING” SERVICES FOR SCHOOLS NATIONWIDE
Pandemic Response Lab is partnering with Ginkgo Bioworks to provide schools nationwide with low-cost COVID-19 "pool testing" services and variant tracking.
The New York Times
How the Coronavirus Variants Are Spreading in New York City
New, searchable ZIP code-level data provides a close look at how contagious variants have kept New York’s case levels alarmingly high.
World Changing Ideas Awards 2021: Pandemic Response Finalists and Honorable Mentions
Programs, products, policies, or anything else designed to mitigate either the health effects of COVID-19 or the economic effects of lockdowns.
Flush With $10B From Biden Administration, SARS-CoV-2 Testing in K-12 Schools Poised to Escalate
With the federal government recently announcing billions of dollars in funding for SARS-CoV-2 testing in K-12 schools, clinical laboratories, vendors, and various other institutions are ramping up efforts to roll out school screening programs.