Anecdotal immunity

A phlebotomist who’s been testing around 500 people a day in Chicago has shared some stunning news. (Anecdotally, of course! God forbid we give anything credence that’s not founded on a double-blind study.) Chicago City Wire reports: A phlebotomist working at Roseland Community Hospital said Thursday that 30% to 50% of patients tested for the coronavirus have antibodies while only around 10% to 20% of those tested have the active virus. Sumaya Owaynat, a phlebotomy technician, said she tests between 400 and 600 patients on an average day in the parking lot at Roseland Community Hospital… Owaynat said the number of patients coming through the testing center who appear to have already had coronavirus and gotten over it is far greater than those who currently have the disease. “A lot of people have high antibodies, which means they had the coronavirus but they don’t have it anymore and their bodies built the antibodies,” Owaynat...(Read Full Post)
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