9:03 a.m. - I walked into one of ASU’s state-of-the-art testing facilities located in Sun Devil Hall, my home for the next 10 hours and a permanent home for asbestos. I informed the facility workers that I was not there to be tested, only to observe. They quickly told me they needed to keep a sterile environment, so they handed me a moist towelette with an expiration date of March 2003. I waited for the first people to arrive and my eyes began to scour the room in front of me. Near the entrance was the check-in table with three lines labeled “Symptomatic,” “Asymptomatic” and “Geminis.” On the wall behind the check-in, I noted a counter that read “13 minutes since our last positive case.” In the corner, a birthday clown blows up balloons that say “We got this!” seemingly for motivational support. Big white tarps have been erected to form several sections of small three-sided cubicles each containing a single chair, and in the center of the room, two armed guards pace back and forth.
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Editor's Note: This story was published/adapted with permission from Science.
Edito's Note: This story was published/adapted with permission from Science.
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