Azul Kothari, ib tug tub ntxhais kawm nyob hauv University of Wisconsin-Madison, tau pom nyob rau pem hauv ntej ntawm Sellery Residence Hall, qhov chaw nws nyob thiab ua haujlwm hauv tsev, thaum Lub Ob Hlis 27, 2021. Yuav Cioci / Wisconsin Saib
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Hlob Wisconsin Cov neeg taug kev dhau los ntawm tus kabmob coronavirus, nthuav tawm cov tshuab ua haujlwm tsis zoo thiab tshawb nrhiav kev daws teebmeem.

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Mloog Azul Kothari thawj lub chaw muag khoom, tsim los ntawm Bridgit Bowden rau WPR.

Azul Kothari tau hnov ​​​​tias nws yuav ntes tau COVID-19 thaum lub caij nplooj zeeg caij nplooj zeeg raws li kev kis kab mob tau nce hauv University of Wisconsin-Madison. Thaum kawg ntawm xyoo tas los no, lub tsev kawm ntawv tau tshaj tawm qhov nruab nrab txhua lub lim tiam ntawm kev kis tus kab mob ntau dua 10% ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm tau sim. 

Kothari, tus tub ntxhais kawm xyoo peb ntawm Piedmont, California, feem ntau nyob ib puag ncig lwm cov tub ntxhais kawm hauv nws txoj haujlwm ua ib tus khub hauv tsev - dab tsi lwm lub tsev kawm ntawv yuav hu rau tus neeg pab nyob hauv - hauv Sellery Residence Hall hauv tsev kawm ntawv.

Nws tau hais tias "Kuv tsuas yog xav tias kuv yuav tau txais nws los ntawm cov zej zog sib kis ntawm qee lub sijhawm," nws hais. "Kuv xav tias nws yog qhov tsis muaj kev zam."

Kothari, uas yog ob qho tseem ceeb hauv cov khoom siv science engineering thiab biochemistry, tau saib raws li cov kwj ntawm cov menyuam kawm ntawv tshiab tau tsiv mus rau hauv kev cais tawm ib ntus lossis cais tsev nyob. 

Nws tau hais tias "Txhua hnub, koj yuav pom cov neeg tig lawv cov yuam sij rau hauv lub rooj zaum pem hauv ntej," nws hais.

Ua li cas, nws zam kev kis kab mob thaum lub caij nplooj zeeg. Thaum Lub Ib Hlis, nws tau txais nws thawj koob tshuaj tiv thaiv hauv California - ib qho tshuaj ntxiv uas yuav raug muab pov tseg. Nws vam tias lub tsev kawm ntawv yuav muaj kev nyab xeeb dua rau txhua tus lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav no vim lub tsev kawm ntawv sim cov tswv yim tshiab los tiv thaiv lwm qhov kev tiv thaiv COVID-19. Cov no suav nrog cov txheej txheem xeem nruj. 

Lub tsev kawm ntawv lub semester no yuav tsum tau kawm tiav undergraduates nyob rau lossis nyob ze lub tsev kawm ntawv kom xeem tus kabmob coronavirus ob zaug hauv ib lub lis piam. Cov tub ntxhais kawm ntawv uas nyob deb ntawm tsev kawm ntawv raug sim txhua 4 hnub. Cov tub ntxhais kawm tiav thiab cov neeg ua haujlwm yuav tsum tau txais kev xeem txhua lub limtiam kom nkag mus rau thaj chaw hauv tsev kawm ntawv. 

Ib daim ntawv thov smartphone hu ua Safer Badgers pab cov tub ntxhais kawm thiab cov neeg ua haujlwm sib koom ua ke kev xeem, taug qab cov txiaj ntsig thiab tau txais kev nkag mus rau hauv tsev kawm ntawv cov tsev thiab cov chaw sib koom. 

Lub tsev kawm ntawv tseem tau nthuav dav nws lub peev xwm xeem los ntawm 70,000 qhov kev xeem hauv ib lub lis piam los ntawm kev ntxiv cov kua qaub-raws li kev sim rau feem ntau cov tub ntxhais kawm, kws qhia ntawv thiab cov neeg ua haujlwm. Qee tus hauv tsev kawm ntawv pib thuam qhov system thaum lub sij hawm ib tug rocky rollout

Kothari tau hais tias "Kev kuaj qaub ncaug yog ib yam uas xav tias ua tau txawv txawv," Kothari hais. "Nws yog qhov tseeb tshaj plaws."

Cov neeg tuaj txog ntawm cov chaw sim tau txais ib lub vial me me, funnel thiab cov lus qhia kom muab lawv cov drool hauv qab lawv tus nplaig. Nyob rau ntawm ntug ntawm chav tsev - "qhov tseem ceeb ntawm cov zis-style" - cov neeg tau txais kev sim drool los ntawm lub funnel mus rau hauv lub vial, Kothari tau hais.

Nws tau hais tias "Koj tsis raug tso cai rau nplawm," nws hais. Tsis yog ib tus neeg yuav tsum noj lossis haus ua ntej kev sim, uas tuaj yeem ua rau tus qauv raug tsis lees paub. Kev tsis lees paub yog "kev ntxhov siab" rau cov tub ntxhais kawm uas tuaj yeem nkag mus rau hauv tsev los ntawm kev ua tsis tau qhov kev xeem tsis zoo, Kothari tau hais.  

- Dhau li ntawm lub tsev kawm ntawv kaw thaum lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav 2020 thaum COVID-19 thawj zaug tuaj txog hauv Wisconsin, Kothari hais tias nws tau ntsib qee qhov kev cuam tshuam loj hauv lub neej thaum muaj kev sib kis.  

Qhov tseeb, nws hais tias ua tiav lub semester no zoo li siv sij hawm hauv tsev nrog tsev neeg tau yooj yim.

Nws tau hais tias "Kuv tsis xav tias nws cuam tshuam kuv lub neej txog qib uas nws cuam tshuam rau lwm tus lub neej, Kuv txhais tau tias tib neeg tau poob haujlwm, tib neeg tau ploj cov neeg hlub," nws hais. "Kuv tau muaj hmoo heev."

Rov luam tawm peb cov ntawv dawb, hauv online lossis luam tawm, raws li daim ntawv tso cai Creative Commons.

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Bridgit Bowden yog tus tshaj xov xwm tshwj xeeb ntawm Wisconsin Public Radio. Yav dhau los, nws yog Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow ntawm WisconsinWatch.