An image from a scanning electron microscope shows the coronavirus as golden round dots emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Photo: AFP An image from a scanning electron microscope shows the coronavirus as golden round dots emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Photo: AFP
An image from a scanning electron microscope shows the coronavirus as golden round dots emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Are antibody tests the best indicator of immunity against infection and who should have quarantine time reduced?

  • Vaccinated arrivals who test negative for the virus and carry antibodies will soon be allowed to leave quarantine after seven days
  • But jury remains out, with no clear consensus in the scientific community on whether antibodies guarantee immunity to the virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An image from a scanning electron microscope shows the coronavirus as golden round dots emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Photo: AFP An image from a scanning electron microscope shows the coronavirus as golden round dots emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Photo: AFP
An image from a scanning electron microscope shows the coronavirus as golden round dots emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Photo: AFP
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