Testing Alone Isn’t Enough to Ensure Safety During Holidays, Experts Say

During the pandemic holidays, be aware of the limits of what the coronavirus tests can do.

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Paula, who works for a federal agency in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, has a carefully orchestrated plan to see extended family for the holidays ahead. A test for the coronavirus is only one small element.

Paula — who asked to be identified only by her first name to protect her family’s privacy — her husband, and their two kids went into quarantine recently after her youngest was exposed to the virus at preschool. The entire family was tested a week and a half later, and all tested negative, but Paula plans to have her son retested again after a full two weeks.

Even so, she’s not relying on tests. Read more at The Washington Post.

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