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Jeremy messersmith talks about his COVID-19 testing experience

Jeremy messersmith at The Current in 2018. (Nate Ryan/MPR)
Jeremy messersmith at The Current in 2018. (Nate Ryan/MPR)

by Iman Jafri

March 18, 2020

In the midst of the spread of COVID-19, virtually all music venues have postponed shows for weeks. One Minnesota musician is now navigating how to proceed after showing possible symptoms.

On March 16th, jeremy messersmith shared on Twitter that he's been tested for coronavirus, posting a video of the nasopharyngeal swab test.  This morning, March 18, messersmith joined the Current's Jill Riley over the phone to check in on his experience with the test and how he's been doing during self-quarantine.

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