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There Are Many Reasons to Be Wary of Antibody Tests

What to know about getting tested for immunity

Illustration of antibodies responding to coronavirus particle. Image: Juan Gaetner/Science Photo Library/Getty Images

Antibody tests for Covid-19 are becoming widely available across the United States. Some companies, like Quest Diagnostics, even offer at-home kits. Whether you take one in a doctor’s office or your bedroom, an antibody test can, ideally, determine whether you’ve previously been infected with…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.