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New Lab Matters: Public health laboratory leadership in the 21st century

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The COVID-19 pandemic has hit public health laboratories everywhere with an unforgiving combination of intense demands, logistical challenges and heightened scrutiny from officials and the public alike. For laboratory leaders, the fundamental goals have not changed: Oversee the laboratory’s staff and operations, and ensure work gets done in a safe and efficient manner. But as we see in this issue’s feature, the pandemic response has forced a re-examination of the leadership roles, skills and strategies needed to carry public health laboratories through the 21st century.

Here are a few of this issue’s highlights:

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