Antibody tests to be rolled out across the country

The science behind the level of protection provided by antibodies is still in its early stages as the virus has not been around long enough.

Tests that determine whether someone has had Covid-19 will be rolled out “across the country”, the Health Secretary has said.

Matt Hancock said around 40,000 tests a day are currently being conducted across the health and social care sector.

During the daily Downing Street press briefing, Mr Hancock was asked when members of the...
source: Hull Daily Mail

2020-06-03 10:11
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