Mark Lurie discusses RI's aggressive testing with the NY Times

an individual walking past a testing site

Professor Mark Lurie of the Brown University Department of Epidemiology: “Rhode Island is shining a light into the dark in a way that very few other states are doing."

"Rhode Island gives the appearance of a state where the coronavirus is a fire raging, the average number of daily infections more than quadrupling since the start of this month.

The reality is more complicated and encouraging, as state health workers have tested more residents per capita in Rhode Island than in any other state, leading them to discover many infections that might have gone overlooked elsewhere."


Read the full article here: Rhode Island Pushes Aggressive Testing, a Move That Could Ease Reopening by Michael Powell