'There’s only one way to test for active Covid-19 infections'

22 April 2020 - 06:04 By Tanya Farber
Health workers wearing personal protective gear perform mouth swabs for the testing of Covid-19 in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg on April 13.
Health workers wearing personal protective gear perform mouth swabs for the testing of Covid-19 in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg on April 13.
Image: ALON SKUY

Antibody tests have changed the face of our understanding of how widespread Covid-19 is.

But experts warn that their use is for modelling data only. And we must beware money-hungry manufacturers offering quick results.

 

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