Coronavirus antibody tests show promise but also present challenges

Coronavirus antibody tests show promise but also present challenges

Tests for antibodies to the COVID-19 virus could be very helpful to understand how widespread exposure has been and who is immune. But there are challenges before they can be truly useful. Scientists need to determine if having antibodies confers immunity to the disease. In addition, some inaccurate tests produced in China are being used in Denver, Los Angeles, Maryland, and North Carolina.

Skeptic
Skeptic
John W
John W 1 months

If you trust Chinese medical supplies of any type including masks you are nuts. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52092395 Thousands of testing kits and medical masks are below standard or defective, according to authorities in Spain, Turkey and the Netherlands.

Skot
Skot 1 months

This country needs to educate itself in virology and immunology.

By Faith
By Faith 1 months

according to NBC. not worth reading...

Inappropriate Name
Inappropriate Name 1 months

In other news: Ebola has emerged in Denver and L.A., leaving some progressives are stumped.

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