Discuss: I had COVID-19 and just got tested for antibodies, hoping for comforting news — instead, my results made me realize how far science still has to go

I had COVID-19 and just got tested for antibodies, hoping for comforting news — instead, my results made me realize how far science still has to go

Courtesy of Alexander Spinelli In March, Alexander Spinelli contracted COVID-19, just weeks after his partner had first tested positive for the virus. After a full recovery, Spinelli took an antibody test by Quest Diagnostics, and learned that he did have the coronavirus antibodies. The results at first made Spinelli feel comforted, but a physician later told him that while his system is likely stronger, having COVID-19 antibodies does not necessarily mean guaranteed protection against the...

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