Antibody testing is a necessary piece to understanding the breadth and depth of this coronavirus pandemic. Many people are asymptomatic. In the active stages of the virus, antibodies will show up. All will have the antibodies after having the virus. At this point only those that are sick and showing symptoms are being tested. There is a 10 min test available that can detect the virus and a very low cost.
I have been trying for a few weeks to get our WA Dept of Health director to take a look at these tests as well as local DOH and UW doctors. WA was the first to have a case. It would be great if WA state could lead the country out of this pandemic. I’m happy this is getting some traction now.
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