Test for Covid-19 antibodies, not the virus…

There’re a lot of misconceptions surrounding the Covid-19 virus. Many people don’t understand the details, it jumps to conclusions when someone forwards an article with some info on it.

Prof Wang of the Duke-NUS medical school took a different approach when attempting to undertake contact-tracing for those infected with the virus. He tested people for antibodies instead of the virus. When a person has the antibodies, it means the body had encounter it, but its immune system overcame the virus. Hence, you may not have the virus anymore, even though you could have spread to someone when your body was fighting it.

Check out the details of the implications of such an approach in this article…

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