WHO claims risk of coronavirus infection even with antibodies

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The presence of antibodies to coronavirus in human blood does not mean that it cannot be infected. On Thursday, April 30, said the representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Russia Melita Vujnovich.

“Absolutely does not mean, even if the virus does not mutate,” Vujnovich saying.

Vujnovic stressed that there is currently no data on how much antibodies that develop when exposed to the virus will protect against infection in the future.

On April 27, the head doctor of the Moscow City Clinical Hospital No. 15, Valery Vechorko, said that in Moscow they began to use rapid tests for coronavirus, which in 15 minutes allow us to determine the presence of antibodies to this infection.

According to him, from April 24 in the hospital, BOOZEK tests have examined medical workers who could be asymptomatic and have long been ill with coronavirus.

On April 22, it was reported that private laboratories in Russia expect to invite everyone to test for antibodies to coronavirus in May . A number of Russian companies and laboratories are developing tests for antibodies to coronavirus.

As of April 30, 106,498 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in Russia. From the beginning of the epidemic 1073 people died, 11 619 patients recovered.


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