Covid-19 Antibody Tests – should you trust the results

Tests for the antibodies for Covid-19 are an important step towards relaxing the restrictions placed on the public, but are they reliable? Let propublica do the math.

The level by which you can trust the results of the antibody test will change depending on the infection rate of the population where you live.

It isn’t that the test is bad, it’s just the way math works.

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