How antibody tests work and could help fight the coronavirus

Questions about the tests’ accuracy still need to be answered

Coronavirus blood samples

Coronavirus antibody tests look for signs in the blood that someone has had an infection and recovered, and could take only a finger prick. But questions about the tests’ accuracy remain.

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