The COVID Testing Company That Missed 96% of Cases

May 16, 2022

(ProPublica) – A pattern emerged. Athletes would test positive on the rapid test. But before a contact tracer could call, parents would learn from the testing company that their children’s PCR tests, typically the gold standard of COVID-19 testing, were negative, even for students with symptoms. Kerwin investigated and learned the University of Nevada Reno campus was seeing similarly conflicting results. The university and school district had something in common. Both had recently hired the same company to conduct their testing: Northshore Clinical Labs. (Read More)