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Wellness Wednesday: Antibody Tests

A health worker draws blood from a patient for a COVID-19 antibody test at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in DeLand, Fla.
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A health worker draws blood from a patient for a COVID-19 antibody test at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in DeLand, Fla.

Antibody testing could help health researchers track the spread of COVID-19, with the hope of hastening the return of life as it was before the pandemic.

Dozens of antibody tests for the novel coronavirus have come online in recent weeks, but not all tests are made equal.

Today on All Sides Wellness Wednesday, antibody tests, COVID-19 do’s and don’ts for contact lens wearers and more.

Guests:

  • Neha Gothe, Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • Dr. Lyndon Jones, Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) and the University of Waterloo
  • Tanya Lewis, Scientific American health and medicine editor

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