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COVID-19 widespread testing is crucial to fighting the pandemic, but is there enough testing? The answer is in the positivity rates.

USA TODAY

The technology exists and people want to get tested at home, so they can avoid risk. It’s time to bring coronavirus screening into the 21st century.

Doctors and patients increasingly embrace telemedicine tools to diagnose and treat during the ongoing pandemic. So why is it people who want to be tested for COVID-19 are still venturing out to clinics or doctors’ offices, where they could potentially be exposed or expose others to the novel coronavirus? Moving aggressively toward self-administered in-home testing ahead of a potential second wave should continue to be a top national priority.

In March, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services revised outdated