Should We All Be Tested For COVID-19?
At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, access to testing for COVID-19 was limited. Testing centers would only test those who were showing symptoms or had traveled to certain parts of the world. Now, months later, testing is widely accessible in Illinois. Regardless of whether an individual shows symptoms or not, they are able to get tested for free.
To help us understand more about what COVID-19 test results tell us, we spoke with a medical expert.
Dr. Vidya Sundareshan, program director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program and the co-chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at SIU Medicine in Springfield