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Sylvester researchers aim to quantify Covid-19 in county


Written by on April 21, 2020

When Miami-Dade County officials set out to quantify the extent of Covid-19 infection in the county, they turned to researchers from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to lead this effort.

Dr. Erin Kobetz and Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez, director and deputy director, respectively, of Sylvester’s Firefighter Cancer Initiative, are applying their expertise from earlier research that assesses the burden of cancer among first responders to providing a better picture of how many people in Miami-Dade have been infected with the novel coronavirus.

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