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NEW YORK — With the federal government recently announcing billions of dollars in funding for SARS-CoV-2 testing in K-12 schools, clinical laboratories, vendors, and various other institutions are ramping up efforts to roll out school screening programs.

While the role of testing in reopening schools has received attention throughout the pandemic, the Biden administration's move last month to provide through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) $10 billion in funding for school SARS-CoV-2 screening has accelerated such efforts.

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