Germany Testing For COVID-19 Antibodies: Seeking To Safely Leave Lockdown

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Health Editor’s Note: Germany appears to be on the right track.  The U.S. has fallen behind other nations in testing for COVID-19 and we are seeing continued levels of infections that bring with it deaths.  Testing is the way to safely contain this pandemic so we can save lives and move towards a recovery…..Carol

With Broad, Random Tests For Antibodies, Germany Seeks Path Out of Lockdown

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The Munich antibody study, run by the Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at Munich University Hospital, and cofinanced by the government of the state of Bavaria, is the biggest of several regional studies being rolled out in various corners of Germany. Still, scientists caution that there is no proof yet that the detection of antibodies signals effective immunity and even if it does, it is not known how long that immunity might last.

Nationally, the Robert Koch Institute, the government’s central scientific institution in the field of biomedicine, is testing 5,000 samples from blood banks across the country every two weeks and 2,000 people in four hot spots who are farther along in the cycle of the disease.

Its most ambitious project, aiming to test a nationwide random sample of 15,000 people across the country, is scheduled to begin next month.

“In the free world, Germany is the first country looking into the future,” said Prof. Michael Hoelscher, who heads up the Munich study, noting that a number of countries had already asked him for the protocol to be able to replicate it. “We are leading the thinking of what to do next.”

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Carol graduated from Riverside White Cross School of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio and received her diploma as a registered nurse. She attended Bowling Green State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Literature. She attended the University of Toledo, College of Nursing, and received a Master’s of Nursing Science Degree as an Educator.

She has traveled extensively, is a photographer, and writes on medical issues. Carol has three children RJ, Katherine, and Stephen – two daughters-in-law; Suzy and Katie – two granddaughters; Isabella Marianna and Zoe Olivia – and one grandson, Alexander Paul. She also shares her life with husband Gordon Duff, many cats, and two rescue pups.

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  1. I have never seen somthing rolled back what the so called governrnement already implemented in my 66 years of life. Especcaly not in germany since the regime change in 1989, it only got from bad to worse, It is the Reichstags fire of our modern days , the ultimate tool for the faschists to abuse their power against the germans.

    • While the germans are under draconian lockdow fear each other over infection as ultimate divide and rule tactic the so called Refugees give a shit about it and flood all streets and muslims praying on the streets in mass getherings while the christian not even allowed to attend a church service coweing at home in fear. God damn obedience

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