Dr. Fauci congratulates alma-mater on 1 million tests administered

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ITHACA, N.Y. (WSYR)–  A Central New York university is getting praise from one of the nation’s top infectious disease experts. Dr. Anthony Fauci had a few kind words to share with his alma-mater, Cornell University after it administered its 1 millionth COVID-19 test. 

School leaders credit getting back into the classroom and limiting the spread in the greater community to their robust testing and contact tracing programs. 

Fauci wrote a letter to those involved with Cornell’s COVID-19 testing effort. writing in part: 

“An effort of this scale could only have been achieved through the diligence and skill of hundreds of people working together, and I applaud each and every one of you for your contributions to fighting this pandemic.”

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