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Collected Item: “Antibody Testing at the University of Arizona”

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Antibody Testing at the University of Arizona

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photograph

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The University of Arizona offered antibody testing in April and May 2020 to a limited number of community members. The goal was to get a better idea of how many people had already been infected with COVID without realizing it. I signed up for the test which was located at the new Arizona football practice field. This was my first time venturing out of the house since everything shut down and it was a surreal experience, being on campus but not seeing anyone walking around. The university is usually full of people with lots of energy. It was also uncomfortable being around people in the testing site because I had avoided being around anyone other than my immediate family since March.

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antibodies, Arizona, UArizona, testing, Tucson, university

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Kelly Prevenas

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2020-05-01
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