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COVID-19 Antibody Tests

COVID-19 Antibody Tests

U.S. leaders are calling for widespread antibody tests, which may be able to determine whether someone who had COVID-19 is now immune. So how accurate would these tests be? AZ Family interviewed Valleywise Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael White to discuss. Watch the video below for the [...]


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How coronavirus antibody tests work and why they matter | COVID-19 Special

In the fight against the coronavirus, there is still one big unknown: how many people have actually contracted it, maybe even without showing any symptoms? One way to answer this question is through antibody tests. An antibody is a protective protein produced by the immune system to destroy harmful [...]


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Self-swab testing for coronavirus to be implemented this week, HHS assistant secretary says

After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of self-swab testing for the novel coronavirus, it will be implemented this week, said Adm. Dr. Brett P. Giroir, assistant secretary for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, during a White House press conference Sunday evening.