The drop could hamper epidemiologists’ ability to spot and stem new surges of the deadly infection.
Many genetic findings are ambiguous, leaving doctors uncertain about whether a particular variant is truly dangerous.
Rather than being an artifact of changes in testing policy, the rise in cases reflects ongoing transmission and serious illness.
Patients who had already made antibodies against the virus on admission tended to have lower virus levels and may do better, the findings suggest..
The lack of consistent asymptomatic testing guidelines means that from state to state, county to county, a hodgepodge of strategies are being used.
People with symptoms of COVID-19 or who have had close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 should make testing their first priority.
Many say rapid result tests could help fix the nation’s COVID-19 testing shortage — a problem that has hobbled public health efforts to control the virus.
Group testing for coronavirus – called pooled testing – could be the fastest and cheapest way to increase screening nationwide
Washington state, an epicenter of the first outbreak of the virus, got more than 76,000 Fillakit vials from FEMA. None could be used.
The results indicate that at-home testing is a viable option for women to find out whether they have a propensity for these cancers.
Seattle & King County public health officials recommend that anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms or close contact with someone who has COVID-19 be tested right away.
The coronavirus genome is like a shipping label that lets epidemiologists track where it’s been
Coronavirus antibody studies and what they allegedly show have triggered fierce debates. Here Caroline Chen provides some clarity around these crucial surveys.
If Washington closes the deal, it will mark the second time this week that a state has gone outside the United States to procure testing supplies the federal government has been unable or unwilling to provide.
Knowing the result of a test allows rational individual decisions.