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Team, Including Emory Professor, To Send Out 10,000 At-Home Coronavirus Test Kits

Aaron Siegler is an associate professor at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health.
Aaron Siegler is an associate professor at Emory's Rollins School of Public Health.
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Ten thousand households across the nation, including homes here in Georgia, will soon see a box show up on the doorstep.

It’s an at-home COVID 19 test kit. And those behind the box hope you’ll take the test, whether or not you feel sick. That includes Aaron Siegler.

He’s an associate professor at Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health.

The idea is to get a better sense on who’s getting the coronavirus beyond what county health departments are reporting.

And when WABE’s host of “All Things Considered” Jim Burress spoke recently to Siegler, Burress began by asking what determines who gets one of these 10,000 tests?

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