Meeting the Need For COVID-19 Test Kits: Pivoting From Seattle Flu Study (SFS) & Developing New Rapid Tests

UW Bioengineering student Kara DeLeon is part of the team assembling COVID-19 test kits.Dr. Lutz’s group, in partnership with Dr. Matthew Thompson, UW professor of family medicine and global health, has been working to develop home-based testing for the pandemic response as part of the multi-institution Seattle Flu Study (SFS). When COVID-19 arrived in Seattle, SFS pivoted to become the Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) to officially serve the Public Health – Seattle & King County coronavirus response. Read the full article here.