KCUR: Missouri's high coronavirus rate has White House recommending universities test students before Thanksgiving Break

October 15, 2020

The White House Coronavirus Task Force is recommending Missouri universities test all students before Thanksgiving break, but schools say that’s a costly plan.

According to the most recent report, Missouri is in a red zone for coronavirus cases, with the 15th highest rate of new cases in the U.S. last week.

KCUR talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd, infectious disease physician with Saint Luke's Health System, about how students going home for Thanksgiving could spread the virus.

Read the full KCUR article: Missouri's High Coronavirus Rate Has White House Recommending Universities Test Students Before Thanksgiving Break

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