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Antibody tests may help detect COVID-19 infection – if used at right time.

Scientists have analysed data from around the world to examine the accuracy of antibody tests for COVID-19, and have shown that the timing of testing is critical. The tests do not work accurately when administered at the wrong time. In the most comprehensive review of its kind of COVID-19 testing, researchers have examined all available… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: WHO warns of ‘hotspots’ in Africa; Regeneron tests its potential therapy on humans

Confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. topped two million as the virus begins to spread more rapidly in some states that aggressively reopened, such as Texas, Arizona, North Carolina and others. While health officials expected cases to rise as states reopened, the focus now is on ensuring that surges don’t boil over into uncontrolled outbreaks. … Read More »

Trump tests negative for coronavirus, White House says, after report valet infected

U.S. President Donald Trump is framed between members of the media as he meets with Iowa Governor Kimberly Reynolds about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have tested negative… Read More »

Navajo Nation Expands COVID Tests, Keeps Lockdown

Interview: Loretta Christensen, MD, chief medical officer, Navajo Area Indian Health Service. Navajo Department of Health: “Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19),” “Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, and one new death,” “Public Health Order, Navajo Department of Health, Navajo Office of Environmental Health & Protection, April 17, 2020, Public Health Emergency Order… Read More »