Understanding COVID-19 outbreaks across U.S. states and regions based on three important metrics.
Testing might be more important now than ever, and new testing technology and government funding and initiatives are making getting tested faster, easier, and cheaper than it’s ever been.
With case numbers still high, coronavirus testing remains essential, experts say, but the goals and approach will change as vaccines roll out.
The U.S. needs to ramp up the use of rapid COVID-19 testing in order to curb the pandemic and prepare for reopening.
The Biden administration is trying to transform the United States’ COVID-19 testing system by regularly screening millions of Americans.
As more U.S. residents receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, testing for the virus has plummeted, dropping by a third in two months.
The number of new Covid-19 cases is dropping in the United States, but a decline in testing threatens this progress.
Widespread testing is crucial in controlling the spread of the coronavirus and squashing new outbreaks, but the amount of testing in the United States has fallen by 30 percent in recent weeks.
Vaccines are finally starting to roll out, but the virus is spreading faster than ever — and killing thousands of Americans daily.
Reducing the spread of COVID-19 over the next several months — while vaccines are being distributed — has the potential to save more than 100,000 American lives.
According to research by Johns Hopkins University, communities of color often have less access to COVID-19 testing.
CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann spoke with Jennifer Nuzzo, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, about areas where people don't have access to coronavirus tests, known as testing deserts.