Fresh blood testing aimed at uncovering Hong Kong’s asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 is necessary to give us a more complete understanding of the situation HKU’s Malik Peiris told the Post in a recent interview. Photo: Bloomberg Fresh blood testing aimed at uncovering Hong Kong’s asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 is necessary to give us a more complete understanding of the situation HKU’s Malik Peiris told the Post in a recent interview. Photo: Bloomberg
Fresh blood testing aimed at uncovering Hong Kong’s asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 is necessary to give us a more complete understanding of the situation HKU’s Malik Peiris told the Post in a recent interview. Photo: Bloomberg

exclusive | Coronavirus: Hong Kong virologist calls for wide-scale antibody testing aimed at detecting city’s true number of Covid-19 cases

  • An infection percentage that includes asymptomatic cases would offer firmer ground for government decisions about scaling the economy back up
  • ‘The only way to find out how big the iceberg is by serological testing,’ HKU’s Malik Peiris tells the Post

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Fresh blood testing aimed at uncovering Hong Kong’s asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 is necessary to give us a more complete understanding of the situation HKU’s Malik Peiris told the Post in a recent interview. Photo: Bloomberg Fresh blood testing aimed at uncovering Hong Kong’s asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 is necessary to give us a more complete understanding of the situation HKU’s Malik Peiris told the Post in a recent interview. Photo: Bloomberg
Fresh blood testing aimed at uncovering Hong Kong’s asymptomatic carriers of Covid-19 is necessary to give us a more complete understanding of the situation HKU’s Malik Peiris told the Post in a recent interview. Photo: Bloomberg
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