The U.S. Is Doing Fewer Tests Than It Was A Few Weeks Ago : Consider This from NPR Testing is down 40% in two of the hardest-hit states — Texas and Florida. Ashish Jha of Harvard's Global Health Institute explains what might be going on.

NPR's Alison Aubrey describes a new COVID-19 test developed by Yale University that works with saliva.

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Why Are Testing Rates Going Down?

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A man walks past the Aardvark Mobile Health's Mobile Covid-19 Testing Truck in Miami Beach. Daily tests have fallen in Florida over the past several weeks. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks past the Aardvark Mobile Health's Mobile Covid-19 Testing Truck in Miami Beach. Daily tests have fallen in Florida over the past several weeks.

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Testing is down 40% in two of the hardest-hit states — Texas and Florida. Ashish Jha of Harvard's Global Health Institute explains what might be going on.

NPR's Alison Aubrey describes a new COVID-19 test developed by Yale University that works with saliva.

And NPR's Kirk Sielger reports on a school district in Idaho that's preparing to reopen — and possibly close right back down again.

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Email us at considerthis@npr.org.