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Ohio to start robust testing

Friday, April 24, 2020  
Posted by: Lauren Husein
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"Ohio officials said Friday a plan is in place to ramp up coronavirus testing, this on the day the state's confirmed cases of the virus topped more than 15,000.

Gov. Mike DeWine said the state's Testing Strike Team, led by former Govs. Dick Celeste and Bob Taft, have reached an agreement with Thermo Fisher, a company that makes reagent, that will substantially expand COVID-19 testing capacity. DeWine has called the reagent the secret sauce to determining if a testing sample proves positive for the virus."


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