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Our view: State grant to Tech biolab demonstrates facility’s importance in virus battle

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

July 21, 2020

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - One more reason West Texas continually benefits from the expansive footprint of Texas Tech University: the presence and work of the Biological Threat Research Laboratory that has been on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 since the earliest days of the pandemic’s emergence in the region.

Thanks to a partnership between Texas Tech and the TTU Health Sciences Center, the facility has the capacity to dramatically increase its testing capabilities while maintaining an impressive safety record.

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