Could the answer to our COVID-19 problems come from a N.J. lab? Here are 13 promising projects.

Jun 11, 2020

By Kelly Heyboer | NJ Advance Media for

As the new coronavirus began crippling New Jersey and the rest of the country earlier this year, it became clear the world needed a better COVID-19 test.

The long swabs stuck into people’s noses and throats were uncomfortable and difficult to administer on a mass scale in a deadly pandemic. Within weeks, researchers had a solution — a simpler saliva test that drew praise from the White House and, eventually, the approval of the FDA.

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