At a Bay Area ‘Test-to-Treat’ Site, Few Takers for Free Antivirals

BERKELEY, Calif. — After avoiding movie theaters, restaurants, and gyms for more than two years, Helen Ho decided to take her first big risk since the start of the pandemic to attend her graduation. In late May, Ho, 32, flew to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to collect her Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University. A few days after returning home to the Bay Area, she tested positive for covid-19. At first, the Ivy League-educated researcher found herself at a loss for what to do. “The protocols on how to respond after you test positive are extremely confusing,” Ho said. But a few days later, after talking to an advice nurse, she found herself in the scrub...

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