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Scientists at Oregon State University acted swiftly to the greatest public health emergency of our time, leveraging the College of Science’s unique capabilities in biomedical research and the quantitative sciences to investigate and contain the coronavirus crisis.
TRACE-COVID-19, the groundbreaking Oregon State University project to determine community prevalence of the novel coronavirus, will return to Newport for two more days of sampling this weekend, July 11-12.
Results from the second weekend of door-to-door sampling May 2-3 by Oregon State University suggest that about one person in 1,000 in the Corvallis community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 during that period.
Results from the first weekend of TRACE-COVID-19 door-to-door sampling by Oregon State University suggest that about two people per 1,000 in the Corvallis community had the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 when they were tested.