Johns Hopkins University creates initiative to track COVID-19 testing data

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By KYW Newsradio 1060

KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. 

By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are lots of questions and concerns about tests for COVID-19 and what they mean.

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented public health and economic issues, and the best way we will move forward is through contact tracing and following through. 

The Johns Hopkins Testing Insights Initiative has been developed by the university to follow the viral tests being done for COVID-19, as well as the serological tests for antibodies and potential immunity. 

This initiative has just started and will be extremely valuable, and the hope is that these results will help our leaders make wise choices.