The Logistics of Covid-19 Testing

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References:
[1 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/MN908947.2; https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.3.2000045#html_fulltext
[2] https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/full-list-total-tests-for-covid-19?country=ECU~IND~IDN~ITA~SEN~ZAF~KOR~TUR~USA~NZL~ARG~BHR~BEL~BGR~COL~CUB~ETH~France%2C%20tests%20performed~GRC~ISL~ISR~JPN~KEN~LTU~MDV~MAR~NLD~NOR~PRY~POL~QAT~RWA~SRB~SVK~CHE~Thailand%2C%20people%20tested~GBR~URY~VNM~UKR~TGO~TWN~SVN~ESP~SGP~SAU~ROU~Poland%2C%20people%20tested~PER~PAK~MMR~MLT~LUX~KWT~Japan%2C%20tests%20performed~IRN~HKG~DEU~FJI~SLV~CZE~CRI~CAN~BOL~BGD~AUS~AUT~BLR~BRA~CHL~HRV~DNK~EST~FIN~GHA~HUN~India%2C%20people%20tested~IRL~Italy%2C%20people%20tested~KAZ~LVA~MEX~NPL~MYS~PAN~NGA~PHL~RUS~PRT~Singapore%2C%20samples%20tested~Sweden%2C%20people%20tested~THA~TUN~ARE~United%20States%2C%20tests%20performed%20(CDC)%20(incl.%20non-PCR)~ZWE
[3] https://newsroom.questdiagnostics.com/COVIDTestingUpdates
[4] https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/pharmaceuticals-and-medical-products/our-insights/covid-19-overcoming-supply-shortages-for-diagnostic-testing#
[5] https://www.nber.org/papers/w27457.pdf
[6] https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season.htm

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