Round 3 Challenges

1st Track: Diagnostics

Build rapid COVID-19 diagnostic capabilities at government, academic, and community laboratories

2nd Track: IPC and waste management

Bolster bioscience laboratory infection prevention control and hazardous waste disposal capabilities

3rd Track: Guidance and SOPs

Provide laboratorians and government officials with guidance on safe and secure handling COVID-19 samples, personal hygiene instructions, etc.

4th Track: Multi-sectoral coordination/outbreak response

Improve multi-sectoral coordination (e.g., health, law enforcement, crisis management) for rapid COVID-19 outbreak response

5th Track: Public communication of risks

Train government officials, laboratorians, and others to communicate COVID-19-related biological risks with the general public