Dr. Edward Campbell administers rapid COVID-19 saliva testing at a La Grange Park school

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Biochemical researcher Tiziana Alberio works on sample of saliva at the Insubria university department of biomedical science and research in Busto Arsizio, Italy, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Researchers at Insubria University come up with rapid salivary test methodology with 93% sensitivity rate to Coronavirus. The non invasive action could help screen large group of population before entering closed area such as cinemas, theaters or shopping centers. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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La Grange Park School District 102 students will be given rapid non-diagnostic COVID-19 saliva tests. Stritch School of Medicine Microbiology and Immunology Professor Dr. Edward Campbell is running the testing program and he joins John Williams to explain the test and how it works.

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