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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Oct 7, 2020

Molecular tests, antigen tests, antibody tests, nasopharyngeal, saliva, blood... When we talk about COVID-19 testing, what are we actually talking about? Dr. Yuka Manabe, a Johns Hopkins expert in infectious diseases and testing, talks with Stephanie Desmon about the various types and methods of COVID-19 testing, their pros and cons when it comes to convenience and accuracy, the type of testing used at the White House, how current testing can be improved, and what innovations we might see in the near future.

KEYWORDS: testing methods; antibodies