Armed with positive antibody tests for Covid-19 and a history of related symptoms, some Americans think they had the disease as early as fall 2019. Last November, New Jersey dental hygienist Judy Abram suffered a severe illness that left her gasping for air. She tested positive for antibodies to the new coronavirus last month. “They…Read More »
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Antibody tests for Covid-19 wrong half the time, CDC says
(CNN)Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with Covid-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in new guidance…Read More »
Antibody tests were supposed to help guide US reopening plans. They’ve brought more confusion than clarity amid coronavirus.
CLOSE Public health officials warn that the current blood tests for the coronavirus on the market are creating confusion among patients and doctors. (April 13) AP DomesticA new type of coronavirus test expected to offer clarity on how and when to reopen the nation has instead sowed confusion.A blood test that can detect whether a person’s…Read More »