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Award-winning Diagnostic Lab Director Talks about COVID, Disease Surveillance

Farm Week (Jan. 17) – Dr. Rick Fredrickson, veterinarian and director of the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, recently received the APHIS 2021 administrator’s award. In this interview, he describes the past two years of scaling up his lab to provide large-scale human COVID testing as well as increased testing for animals.