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As winter approaches, demand for COVID-19 testing could triple

Flu-like symptoms—which are similar to COVID-19 symptoms—are, on average, three times higher in the winter than in the spring. Demand for COVID-19 testing could, therefore, show a threefold increase during the winter months as compared with earlier months.

The height, curve, and peak of influenza rates can vary each year.
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To read the article, see “Winter is coming: What’s next in COVID-19 testing,” September 30, 2020.