Why Antibody Tests Don’t Yet Reveal Coronavirus Immunity

Clip: Season 47 Episode 10 | 5m 59s

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Our producer gets her own blood tested and investigates what exactly these “magic” molecules are, why public health professionals are eager to roll out antibody testing, and just what antibody tests can—and can’t—tell us.

Aired: 05/13/20 | Rating: NR

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