COVID-19 ‘has no place to hide’ on campus says University of Illinois President on testing’s role in keeping students and staff safe

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FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2014, file photo, University of Illinois President Timothy L. Killeen speaks in Chicago. University of Illinois’ board of trustees endorsed an ambitious plan from the system’s president to increase enrollment by nearly 15 percent at its three campuses over the next five years, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Killeen presented the plan to the Board of Trustees at their meeting in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

University of Illinois System President Tim Kileen joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about the success U of I has had controlling COVID-19 levels on their campuses and how their model for frequent rapid-testing is being adopted by other universities around the world.

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