Bloomberg Law
Aug. 2, 2021, 9:30 AM

Frequent Covid Tests Urged to Help Curb Spread of Delta Variant

Jeannie Baumann
Jeannie Baumann

The highly contagious delta variant has prompted some infectious disease physicians to call for ramped-up Covid-19 testing to prevent infected, vaccinated people from spreading the virus unknowingly.

“We need a lot more testing. And we need to think about how do we scale up testing in an effective way,” Carlos del Rio, executive associate dean and epidemiologist at Emory University, said. “Identifying people before they infect others, I think it’s critically important.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released findings that people infected with the delta variant in Cape Cod, Mass., carried similarly high loads of ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.