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New Jersey Offers Free COVID-19 Testing As Cases Soar At the Holiday Season
Rapid antigen at-home tests like these are selling out around the country, but NJ is providing COVID saliva tests delivered to your door.Photo by Steve Nomax on Unsplash. As the year comes to a close, the coronavirus continues to ravage the globe. Throughout the many months of the pandemic, countries around the world have encountered multiple waves, and along with them, new variants of COVID-19. These genetic variants add complexity to the containment of the virus, with some strains becoming better equipped to evade vaccines and/or increase transmission of the virus. The latest variant of COVID-19, ‘Omicron’, is sweeping the globe, and scientists are continuing to study its dynamics.