A 15-minute coronavirus test is now available, and can ease the strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare systems across Europe, this comes as world leaders look for solutions to combat the disease.
Using easy to collect samples, the tests detect the IgM and IgG antibodies response to the coronavirus, to identify if patients have contracted COVID-19 within minutes of testing.
Everyone’s assuming COVID-19 tests are accurate, when research straight from China shows they are not: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2020/03/21/study-shows-covid-19-testing-as-bad-as-lyme-msids-testing/ (Please see comment section as well) There is a greater than 50% false positive rate and upwards to 80%!
Even the CDC states their PCR test has problems (labs can’t verify test performance): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/testing.html
This article states a drawback to PCR is that it can’t identify people who went through an infection, recovered, and cleared the virus (This is true with Lyme disease testing as well): https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/singapore-claims-first-use-antibody-test-track-coronavirus-infections
Regarding PCR testing for COVID-19, pulmonologist & epidemiologist Dr. Wobarg states:
We are currently not measuring the incidence of coronavirus diseases, but the activity of the specialists searching for them. https://www.wodarg.com
All this test is doing is giving inaccurate results more quickly.