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How A Major DNA Research Institute Pivoted To Provide COVID-19 Testing At New England Colleges

The Broad Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is best known as a powerhouse research center for genomics. But when the need to do large-scale coronavirus testing arose in March, the institute shifted its priorities. It now operates 24/7 and runs thousands of tests for colleges around New England.

WBUR’s Carey Goldberg reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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