Rutgers launches nation’s largest study of health care workers exposed to COVID-19
Rutgers University announced that it has launched the nation's largest prospective study of health care workers exposed to COVID-19.
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More than 800 employees from Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and University Hospital are participating in the study.
The study includes a series of clinical trials that will explore antibody testing, new drug treatments, and long-term health tracking in the hope of providing insight into how to treat the disease and prevent its spread.
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Those who participate in the study will be tested for COVID-19.
The university has launched two clinical trials as part of the study. The first is for patients who test positive for COVID-19 and are symptomatic. The second clinical trial will focus on those who test positive for COVID-19, but show no symptoms.
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