Norway health chief: lockdown was not needed to tame Covid

‘Our assessment now, and I find that there is a broad consensus in relation to the reopening, was that one could probably achieve the same effect – and avoid part of the unfortunate repercussions – by not closing. But, instead, staying open with precautions to stop the spread.’ This is important to admit, she says,Continue reading “Norway health chief: lockdown was not needed to tame Covid”

Roche antibodies test 100% reliable.

Public Health England has approved an antibody test, made by the pharmaceutical company Roche, which may now be used to determine how much of the population has been infected by Covid-19. The test provides results in less than 20 minutes. PHE evaluated the tests and confirmed 100% accuracy. Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/13/public-health-england-approves-roche-test-for-coronavirus-antibodies

After Recovery From the Covid-19, Most People Carry Antibodies

A new study shows that nearly everyone who has had the disease — regardless of age, sex or severity of illness — makes antibodies. The study, also hints that anyone who has recovered from infection may safely return to work — although it is unclear how long their protection might last. source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/07/health/coronavirus-antibody-prevalence.html?smid=fb-share&fbclid=IwAR3AtpTnZTBWoU1Xxy1aFkvIr2oU16bUVEPWZfa4eZtmBpv6yCPI2OrrijU

Did European athletes catch coronavirus while competing at World Military Games in Wuhan in OCTOBER?

Attention! This is only a speculation for the moment. There are no facts yet that prove that these athletes had Covid-19. French athletes said they caught the virus at the World Military Games in Wuhan. Elodie Clovel, says she and her partner, another athlete, had both caught the virus in Wuhan in October. French mediaContinue reading “Did European athletes catch coronavirus while competing at World Military Games in Wuhan in OCTOBER?”

Study seems to show that Covid-19 was already silently circulating in France in february

A study of the Pasteur institute in France seems to indicate that Covid-19 was already silently circulating in France in February, a scenario compatible with the large proportions of mild or asymptomatic diseases and observations in other European countries. source: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.24.059576v1.full.pdf & https://www.marianne.net/societe/decouverte-d-une-troisieme-souche-du-covid-19-le-virus-circulait-silencieusement-sur-notre

Relapsing seems not possible, relaps cases in South-Korea seemed measurement mistakes

A number of reported cases of coronavirus patients relapsing after overcoming the disease were actually due to testing failures, South Korean scientists say. Researchers at the South Korean centre for disease control and prevention (CDC) now say it is impossible for the covid-19 virus to reactivate in human bodies. https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-scientists-conclude-people-cannot-be-infected-twice-11981721?fbclid=IwAR31eI7X-TSCUvuhM3VGzmrK2ix_cnlEaJ15gPU2S5lHdCNDHl8GYn8HoQ4