Unverified antibody tests risk increasing coronavirus infections

WHO urges caution while immunity provided by antibodies remains uncertain Coronavirus – latest global updates See all our coronavirus coverage Unapproved antibody tests could increase people’s risk of becoming infected with coronavirus, the UK’s national testing coordinator has warned. Countries around the globe are scrambling to develop reliable antibody tests that can detect if people have had the virus and may be immune, in the hope that this might allow for a loosening of lockdown restrictions – so far without success. Continue reading...