7 min read Traditionally clinicians do not test for respiratory viruses because testing does not inform patient treatment. In the case of the widespread PCR testing
2 min read THROUGHOUT THE COVID-19 epidemic, public health authorities have promoted contact tracing as a key tool to combat the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
< 1 min read Kevin McKernan talks with Vance Crowe about COVID tests, how PCR works and about lockdown measures taken in response to papers that
< 1 min read Bretigne Shaffer from What Then Must We Do interviews Kevin McKernan about the report he co-authored, calling for the retraction of the
< 1 min read In this article, Oxford University establish that the Innova test inuse at Liverpool has a specificity of 99.68%, with 0.32% false positives. https://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-11-11-oxford-university-and-phe-confirm-high-sensitivity-lateral-flow-tests-following And in this article, the bbc says that the first 90,000 tests