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Promise of Antibody Tests for COVID-19 Remains Unfulfilled

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At the height of the coronavirus lockdown, President Donald Trump and his top health advisers trumpeted a new test that would help Americans reclaim their lives — one that would tell them if they already had the virus and were protected from getting it again.

Their arrival would help “get Americans back to work” by showing those who might have “the wonderful, beautiful immunity,” said Trump, a point repeated at the daily bri...


Coronavirus Pandemic Update: More on Dexamethasone, COVID-19 Antibodies

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Here's the latest update from Roger Seheult, MD, co-founder and instructor at MedCram. Dr. Seheult is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Medicine and Allied Health at Loma Linda University. Dr. Seheult is certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to being a pre...


Delta To Launch COVID-19 Testing for All Employees

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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc is launching next week a program to test employees for active COVID-19 and antibodies under a partnership with the Mayo Clinic and Quest Diagnostics Inc, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said in an employee memo on Thursday.Bastian did not say how many would initially be tested but said the program would “evolve into a full testing protocol – something that will be essential as we protect your health and begin the return to normal operations.”Reporting by ...


Coronavirus Pandemic Update: Antibody Testing, False Positives

MedCram | Equities.com |

Here's the latest update from Roger Seheult, MD, co-founder and instructor at MedCram. Dr. Seheult is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Medicine and Allied Health at Loma Linda University. Dr. Seheult is certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to being a preceptor f...


Employers Cautious About Coronavirus Antibody Tests As They Prepare To Reopen

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U.S. employers wary of coronavirus 'immunity' tests as they move to reopenBy Caroline Humer and Timothy Aeppel6 MIN READNEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. employers have cooled to the idea of testing workers for possible immunity to the coronavirus as they prepare to reopen factories and other workplaces....


Roche Gets FDA Emergency Use Authorization for Coronavirus Antibody Test

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(Reuters) - Roche Holding AG (ROG.S) received emergency use approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for an antibody test to help determine if people have ever been infected with the coronavirus, the Swiss drugmaker said here on Sunday. Governments, businesses and individuals are seeking such blood tests, to help them learn more about who may have had the disease, who m...


Coronavirus Pandemic Update: Testing, Causes of Hypoxemia in COVID-19 (V/Q vs Shunt vs Diffusion)

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Here's the latest update from Roger Seheult, MD, co-founder and instructor at MedCram. Dr. Seheult is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Medicine and Allied Health at Loma Linda University. Dr. Seheult is certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine. In addition to being a preceptor f...


New York Mayor De Blasio Says City Must Have Widespread Coronavirus Testing In Order To Reopen

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that it could take weeks if not months before the country’s most populous city reopens due to a lack of widespread testing, even as officials elsewhere began rolling back restrictions on daily life.De Blasio, whose city is at the epicenter of the coronavirus crisis in the United States, said New York needed to be conducting hundreds of thousands of tests a day and to see hospitalizations decline further before reopening the economy....


Coronavirus Pandemic Update: COVID-19 Antibody Vs. PCR Testing; When To Relax Social Distancing?

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The latest update from pulmonologist Roger Seheult, MD, on the coronavirus pandemic.


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